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How many tablespoon in 8 oz?


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July 22, 2012 12:55AM

16 tbsp A tablespoon is equivalent to 0.5 liquid ounces so there are 2 tablespoons in 1 ounce. There are two different ounces, ounces of weight/mass and ounces of volume (fluid). This can change when you are using the tablespoon to measure a non-liquid such as flour or sugar since the weight of dry items is not the same as their volume. An ounce of volume is called a "fluid ounce." A tablespoon measures volume not weight. In order to convert tablespoons or teaspoons to ounces or back, You need to know what is being measured. A spoon of lettuce will weigh different than a spoon of gold in solid ounces.