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How heavy is 5 grams?
It's about as heavy as a sheet of Paper
The weight of a sheet of Paper is about 5 grams.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
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It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a US Quarter
The weight of a US Quarter is about 5.670 grams.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Die (Dice)
The weight of a Die (Dice) is about 4.10 grams.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
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It's about seven-tenths as heavy as an Eye (Human)
The weight of an Eye (Human) is about 7.10 grams.
(adult)
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It's about two times as heavy as a US Penny
The weight of a US Penny is about 2.50 grams.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
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It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Battery (AAA)
The weight of a Battery (AAA) is about 12 grams.
(Alkaline)
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It's about three times as heavy as a Playing Card
The weight of a Playing Card is about 1.80 grams.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
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It's about one-third as heavy as a Compact disc
The weight of a Compact disc is about 15 grams.
(a.k.a. CD)
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It's about three-and-a-half times as heavy as a Paper Clip
The weight of a Paper Clip is about 1.40 grams.
(average)
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It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Mouse
The weight of a Mouse is about 21 grams.
(a.k.a. "House mouse", Mus musculus) (adult)
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It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Jelly Bean
The weight of a Jelly Bean is about 1.10 grams.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
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It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Battery (AA)
The weight of a Battery (AA) is about 24 grams.
(Alkaline)
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It's about six-and-a-half times as heavy as a Nail
The weight of a Nail is about 0.790 grams.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
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It's about one-tenth as heavy as a Light Bulb
The weight of a Light Bulb is about 34 grams.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
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It's about one-tenth as heavy as a Golf Ball
The weight of a Golf Ball is about 45.930 grams.
(per R&A USGA Rules of Golf; maximum rule weight)
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