Weights of Things
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8 ounces isn’t a lot of weight. It’s the same as half a pound or 227 grams, which is almost as light as a feather. Not literally, of course, since a feather will only weigh around 0.0082 grams.

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10 kilograms is the same as 10,000 grams. In imperial units, it equals 22.0462 pounds or 352.74 ounces.

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A ton is equal to 2,000 pounds 907.185 kilograms. A ton differs from a metric ton, which is equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.62 pounds.

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A fully loaded concrete truck can hold between 0.3 and 0.4 cubic yards of concrete at once.

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The weight of a yard of dirt depends on how much moisture is in it and whether or not it is compacted. Dry dirt typically has a weight range of 1 to 1.3 tons per yard, whereas wet, compacted dirt can weigh as much as 1.7 tons per yard.

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If 16 ounces equals one pound, then 10 ounces is the same as 5/6 of a pound. This is also equal to 283.495 grams or 0.283495 kilograms.

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A single quarter weighs 0.2 ounces (5.670 grams). A standard coin roll for quarters can hold up to 40 quarters at most. So, a roll of quarters, minus the weight of the roll, will weigh 8 ounces (226.769 grams).

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While knowing that 1 gram is the same as 0.035274 ounces, that won’t help you get very far for getting a feel of what 1 gram is. However, there’s a simple solution to this problem: memorizing objects that weigh about 1 gram.

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5 grams is the same as 0.17637 ounces or about 0.0110231 pounds. While knowing the conversion figures of 5 grams can be helpful, they won’t inform you of how much it feels in the palm of your hand.

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Grams are used for measuring small objects, whereas kilograms are used for measuring large or heavy objects. A gram is equal to 0.001 kilograms, and a kilogram is the same as 1,000 grams.

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20 pounds, the equivalent of 9.07 kilograms, is pretty heavy to lift using a single hand. Unless you’re built like the Rock, that is.

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100 pounds might sound like a lot. Seeing as how the weight of the average healthy 5-foot-9 person is as light as 125 pounds, it really puts 100 pounds into perspective. In this article, I’m going to help you figure out how 100 pounds feels like without a scale.