It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.000000430 times 2.80 tons.(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.00000130 tons. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3.50 tons of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about 0.0000005 times as heavy as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 0.000000430 times the weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 2,300,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated mass of 6,500,000 tons. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 2.50 tons and were quarried from distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.
It's about 3,000,000 times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 3,200,000 times the weight of a Nail, and the weight of a Nail is 0.000000310 times that amount.(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.000000870 tons. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about 10,000,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.0000001000 times 2.80 tons.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.000000200 tons. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about 90,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 88,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000000110 times that amount.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.0000000320 tons. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 600,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 580,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sand, and the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000170 times that amount.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000000490 tons. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 700,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 698,000,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.000000001430 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000000004010 tons. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2.210 tons of sesame seeds each day.