Pints in a quart

There are 2 pints (pt) in 1 quart (qt) in the US customary and imperial systems of measurement. Pints and quarts are both measurements of volume and capacity.

Although the US customary system and the imperial systems of measurement use different definitions of the gallon, and other definitions aside from these exist, the relationship between pints and quarts remains the same; there are 2 pints in 1 quart.

Pints to quarts conversion

The following converter can be used to convert from pints to quarts or quarts to pints. Just enter a value in either pints or quarts to convert between the two.


Pints to quarts conversion explanation

To convert between pints and quarts in the same system of measurement, we just need to remember the following relationship:

1 pt = qt

1 qt = 2 pt

Based on this relationship, to convert from pints to quarts, we need to divide a measurement in pints by 2. To convert from quarts to pints, we need to multiply by 2 instead.


1. Convert 15 pints to quarts:

15 pt ÷ 2 = 7.5 qt

2. Convert 4 quarts to pints:

4 qt × 2 = 8 pt

Note that this is true as long as we are using the same system of measurement. If we are trying to convert between US pints and imperial quarts, we need to take into consideration the definition of their gallons.