# Info

Metric Conversion Factors

Weight

1 ounce = 28.35 grams 1 gram = 0.035 ounce 1 pound = 454 grams 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds

Volume

1 fluid ounce = 2957 milliliters 1 milliliter = 0.034 ounce 1 cup = 237 milliliters 1 quart = 946 milliliters 1 liter = 33.8 fluid ounces

Length

1 inch = 25.4 millimeters 1 centimeter = 0.39 inch 1 meter = 39.4 inches

Temperature

To convert Fahrenheit to Celsius: Subtract 32.Then multiply by Example: Convert 140°F to Celsius.

140 - 32 = 108 108 X 5/ = 60°C To convert Celsius to Fahrenheit: Multiply by 9/5.Then add 32. Example: Convert 150°C to Fahrenheit.

Note: The metric equivalents in the recipes in this book are rounded off. See page 102 for complete explanation.

Standard Can Sizes

 Volume Approximate Weight3 Can Name U.S Metric U.S. Metric 6 oz 5.75 fl oz 170 mL 6 oz 170 g 8 oz 8.3 fl oz 245 mL 8 oz 227 g No. 1 picnic 10.5 fl oz 311 mL 1012 oz 298 g No.211 cylinder 12 fl oz 355 mL 12 oz 340 g No.300 13.5 fl oz 399 mL 14 oz 397 g No.303 15.6 fl oz 461 mL 16-17 oz 454-482 g No. 2 20 fl oz 591 mL 1 lb 4 oz 567 g No.212 28.5 fl oz 843 mL 1 lb 13 oz 822 g No.3 cylinder 46 fl oz 1360 mL 3 lb 1360 g No. 5 56 fl oz 1656 mL 3 lb 8 oz 1588 g No. 10 103.7 fl oz 3067 mL 612-7 lb 2722-2948 g

a Because the density of foods varies, so does the net weight for any given size can.

a Because the density of foods varies, so does the net weight for any given size can.

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