How many cups are in 48 tablespoons?

A tablespoons is 1.5 ounces. 48 tablespoons would equal 72 ounces, a US cup is equal to 8 ounces. 72 / 8 = 9 cups in 48 tablespoons.

To break down the figures:

one teaspoon equals .5 ounces

3 teaspoons in a tablespoon

.5 * 3 = 1.5 ounces in a tablespoon

1.5 * 48 = 72 ounces

8 ounces per cup

72 / 8 = 9 cups