For consistent results, it’s important to measure accurately. Dry ingredients and liquid ingredients are measured differently. Note that small amounts of both dry and liquid ingredients are measured with small measuring spoons.
You can get carried away learning all the math behind measuring. Memorize the following rules, and you will be set.
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoons = 1 cup
16 ounces = 1 pound