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How big is 30 tablespoons?

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It's about one-fifteenth as big as a Basketball
In other words, 30 tablespoons is 0.062442203043 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 16.014809716 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 480.444291490 tablespoons. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about one-twentieth as big as a Bowling Ball (packed)
In other words, 30 tablespoons is 0.053878791237 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 18.5601788210 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 356.355433350 tablespoons. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as a Basketball (packed)
In other words, 30 tablespoons is 0.039963009946 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 25.023140183 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 480.444291490 tablespoons. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about 45 times as big as a Gumball (packed)
In other words, the size of a Gumball (packed) is 0.023 times 30 tablespoons.
(64% packing density) (commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.610 tablespoons. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about 50 times as big as a Gumball
In other words, the size of a Gumball is 0.02 times 30 tablespoons.
(commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.610 tablespoons. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Beer Keg
In other words, 30 tablespoons is 0.00756 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 132 times that amount.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 3,970 tablespoons. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 24 tablespoons cans of beer.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Car Gas Tank
In other words, 30 tablespoons is 0.00586 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 171 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 5,120 tablespoons of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 1,350 tablespoons.