1. Add the exact number of cups you have. For this example, let's use 8 cups. 2. Multiply the number of cups by 0.25 (or 1/4) 3. Total the number of quarts based on the calculation.
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5 cups are 1.25 quart. In US measure: 1 quart = 4 cups And 1 cup = 0.25 quart. There are 32 US fluid ounces (2 pints, or 4 cups) in 1 US quart (946.4 ml) There are 40 Imperial fluid
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In 5 quarts, there are 20 cups (4 cups per quart)
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