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How heavy is 80 grams?

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It's about 45 times as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, the weight of a Playing Card is 0.023 times 80 grams.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 1.8 g. Although this size is the most common home playing card, many casinos use "bridge size" cards — 2,640 sq. mm (4.036 sq. in) smaller in area.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 50 times 80 grams.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 5,000 grams. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 50 times 80 grams.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 5,000 grams. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about 55 times as heavy as a Paper Clip.
In other words, the weight of a Paper Clip is 0.018 times 80 grams.
(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 1.4 g. The country of Norway has used the paper clip as something of a national symbol since the end of World War II based on the erroneous notion that the paperclip was invented by a Norwegian, Johan Vaaler. However, the paperclip had already been in existence for at least 30 years by the time of Vaaler patented his paperclip design.
It's about 75 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.014 times 80 grams.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 1.10 grams. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3,200,000 grams of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 80 grams is 0.0117579873 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 85.0485695 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 4,989.516070 grams, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 6,803.885550 grams. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5,000 grams will float in water.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, the weight of a Nail is 0.01 times 80 grams.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.79 g. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.