A Helpful Visualization of the Seemingly Arbitrary Divisions of Imperial Units of Volume

Baking Units

Andrew M. H. Alexander created a helpful chart to demystify the seemingly arbitrary divisions imperial volumetric units when cooking or baking. The nested style of comparing gallons, quarts, and so forth is reminiscent of a tiling of Fibonacci numbers.

image via Andrew M. H. Alexander

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Rebecca Escamilla
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