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It's about 1,000,000 times as heavy as a Penny
In other words, 2,700 kilograms is 1,100,000 times the weight of a Penny, and the weight of a Penny is 0.000000910 times that amount.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 0.0025 kilograms. According to a 2010 report by the United States Mint, the cost of manufacturing and distributing a penny is $0.0179 — more than its face-value.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Playing Card
In other words, the weight of a Playing Card is 0.000000670 times 2,700 kilograms.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 0.0018 kilograms. 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 2,000,000 times as heavy as a Paper Clip
In other words, 2,700 kilograms is 1,900,000 times the weight of a Paper Clip, and the weight of a Paper Clip is 0.000000530 times that amount.
(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 0.0014 kilograms. 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 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.000000400 times 2,700 kilograms.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.0011 kilograms. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3,200 kilograms of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about 3,500,000 times as heavy as a Nail
In other words, the weight of a Nail is 0.000000290 times 2,700 kilograms.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.00079 kilograms. 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 2,700 kilograms.
(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.0002 kilograms. 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 95,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000000110 times 2,700 kilograms.
(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.0000290 kilograms. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.