Before answering the question “How many ounces in a pint of sour cream?” Let us be clear with the concept of an ounce and pint.
Where is this unit of measurement used and how are they interrelated? This understanding would help clear the question in a better way to the ones who are not aware of measurement unit ounce and a pint and their inter-relation.
What is Ounce?
The Ounce is a name of a measurement unit. It is the name used for different units such as mass, weight, volume. It is mostly used in the British-derived customary systems of measurement.
A fluid ounce is a unit of measurement for liquid with its unit volume equal to 24.4 ml. In one pound there are 16 ounces. The symbol to represent ounce is oz and that of fluidounce is fl. oz or oz fl.
What is Pint?
The pint is a measure of liquid. It is a unit volume to measure the liquid in both United States and the imperial customary system. The value of one pint is one-eighth of the gallon.
The value of the American pint is 20% lower than that of the British Imperial pint as these two systems are defined in different ways. The symbol to represent pint is pt or p.
How many ounces in a pint of sour cream?
So now, having known ounce and pint let us know how many ounces in a pint of sour cream. Sour cream is a dairy product that is obtained by fermenting regular cream with certain lactic acid bacteria.
In an Us pint of sour cream, there are 16 US fluid ounces.
The easiest way to find this is to convert pints to fluid ounces is by multiplying the number of pints by 19.215. Thus 16 ounces in a pint of sour cream.
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