## Unit Converter

## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from cups to pints is 0.5, which means that 1 cup is equal to 0.5 pints:

1 cup = 0.5 pt

To convert 8.6 cups into pints we have to multiply 8.6 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from cups to pints. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cup → 0.5 pt

8.6 cup → V_{(pt)}

Solve the above proportion to obtain the volume *V* in pints:

V_{(pt)} = 8.6 cup × 0.5 pt

V_{(pt)} = 4.3 pt

The final result is:

8.6 cup → 4.3 pt

We conclude that **8.6 cups is equivalent to 4.3 pints**:

8.6 cups = 4.3 pints

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case **1 pint is equal to 0.23255813953488 × 8.6 cups**.

Another way is saying that *8.6 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.23255813953488 pints*.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that **eight point six cups is approximately four point three pints**:

8.6 cup ≅ 4.3 pt

An alternative is also that *one pint is approximately zero point two three three times eight point six cups*.

## Conversion table

### cups to pints chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from cups to pints

cups (cup) | pints (pt) |
---|---|

9.6 cups | 4.8 pints |

10.6 cups | 5.3 pints |

11.6 cups | 5.8 pints |

12.6 cups | 6.3 pints |

13.6 cups | 6.8 pints |

14.6 cups | 7.3 pints |

15.6 cups | 7.8 pints |

16.6 cups | 8.3 pints |

17.6 cups | 8.8 pints |

18.6 cups | 9.3 pints |