- dsl67Lv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
A drop is defined as 1/60th of a teaspoon. See that attached link.
Therefore there are 60 drops per teaspoon. There are 3 teaspoons per tablespoon, so;
180 drops per tablespoon. There are 16 tablespoons per cup so;
2880 drops per cups;
There are 4 cups per quart, so
11520 drops per quart;
and 4 quart per gallon, so;
46080 drops per gallon, and finally there are 3.785 liters per gallon so there are ---
12,174.4 drops in a liter.Source(s): http://www.outofthefryingpan.com/math/liquid.measu... http://dictionary.reference.com/writing/styleguide...
- Mike1942fLv 71 decade ago
In a really stupid site without hyperlinks
a drop of water is described as equal to a minim
which is equal to a 1/60th of a fluidrachim
which is described as 1/8th of a fluidounce
or a teaspoonful or 3.70 ml in the US (less in UK)
so 1/60 x 3.70 = 0.061667 ml
which yields 16.27 drops per ml
- electropathLv 51 decade ago
You know a milliliter (mL) is one cubic centimeter (cc) of volume. I've heard that it takes about 20 drops to fill one up. So, that would mean 20 000 per liter.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
1 ... if the drop is a litre in size
2 ... if each drop is half a litre...
2,000 ... if each drop is 0.5cc
[get the picture...?]
it depends on the size of the drop... "drop" is not a precise measure of volume so your question is impossible to answer.
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- JOHNNIE BLv 71 decade ago
Not a good measurement as droops are deferment size.