How heavy is 0.004 grams?
It's about as heavy as a Grain of Sand
The weight of a Grain of Sand is about 0.0044 grams.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Sesame Seed
The weight of a Sesame Seed is about 0.00364 grams.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Grain of Rice
The weight of a Grain of Rice is about 0.021 grams.
(conventional; US; long-, medium-, and short-gran varieties; uncooked)
With great differences in variety, the average among a sampling of common short-, medium- and long-grain rices finds that a single grain weighs about 0.021 grams before cooking. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about seven times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar
The weight of a Grain of Sugar is about 0.000625 grams.
(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
It's about fifteen times as heavy as a Poppy Seed
The weight of a Poppy Seed is about 0.0003 grams.
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0003 grams. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as a Raindrop
The weight of a Raindrop is about 0.20 grams.
(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.20 grams. 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 75 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt
The weight of a Grain of Salt is about 0.00005850 grams.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Jelly Bean
The weight of a Jelly Bean is about 1.10 grams.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
It's about one-three-hundredth as heavy as a Paper Clip
The weight of a Paper Clip is about 1.40 grams.
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 one-four-hundredth 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")
It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth 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)
The weight of a United States penny is 2.5 g. 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 one-nine-hundredth as heavy as a Die (Dice)
The weight of a Die (Dice) is about 4.10 grams.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
It's about one-one-thousandth as heavy as a sheet of Paper
The weight of a sheet of Paper is about 5 grams.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth 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)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 5.670 g each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.