Appendix 1

Weights and measures

Volume

Mass/weight

Volume

1fl oz = 28.41 mL

1 pint = 568.3 mL

1 litre = 1.76 pint

Table A1.1 Approximate volume conversion

fl oz/pint mL/L mL/L fl oz/pt
1 fl oz 28 mL 50 mL 1.75 fl oz
¼ pint (5 fl oz) 142 mL 100 mL 3.5 fl oz
½ pint 284 mL 200 mL 7 fl oz
1 pint 568 mL 500 mL 8.8 fl oz
2 pints 1.1 L 1 L 1.76 pints
3 pints 1.7 L
4 pints 2.3 L
5 pints 2.8 L

Mass/weight

1 ounce = 28.35 g

1 pound (16 oz) = 454 g (0.45 kg)

1 stone (14 lb) = 6.35 kg

1 g = 0.0352 ounces

1 kg = 2.2 pounds

Table A1.2 Approximate weight conversion

g to oz oz to g
g oz oz g
1 0.04 1 28
10 0.35 2 57
15 0.53 3 85
20 0.71 4 113
30 1.06 5 142
40 1.41 6 170
50 1.76 7 198
60 2.12 8 227
70 2.47 9 255
80 2.82 10 284
90 3.17 11 312
100 3.53 12 340
13 368
14 397
15 425
16 454