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If we want to calculate how many Cups are 342 Cubic Inches we have to multiply 342 by 16 and divide the product by 231. So for 342 we have: (342 × 16) ÷ 231 = 5472 ÷ 231 = 23.688311688312 Cups
So finally 342 cu in = 23.688311688312 cup