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# How much does a cup of water weight?

###### 2010-06-23 20:52:18

It depends on the volume of the cup. 1L of water weighs 1kg.

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ANSWER Do you mean volume or weight ? Volume - 1 US cup of equals 0.24 Liters Weight - 1 US cup of water weigh 236.6 gram or 0.52 pound

For converting a volume (cup) to a weight (grams) you must state what you are measuring. An American cup is 237 mL. If you are measuring water, a cup would be 237 grams of water.

Density is weight by unit of volume, its only dependent on the liquid, not how much of it there is. If you fill the cup from the lake both the water in the cup and the water in the lake will have the same density. But if the water in the cup is from the ocean, and the lake is a freshwater lake, then the water in the cup will have a higher density.

The weight of tap water varies depending on how much liquid is contained a specific vessel. A cup of water weighs approximately 8.3 ounces.

The volume of a cup stays a cup. But the specific weight of your coffee will be slightly higher than pure water.

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