### Want to get a better idea of how heavy 2 pounds really is?

Maybe you’re planning to start a home gym and don’t want to invest in weights, or you’re just curious

Whatever the reason, understanding the weight of 2kg can be helpful, and a good way to do that is to use everyday objects that weigh around 2kg

And in this post, we will give you a list of ten products that you can use as a reference

We have added everyday household items that you often deal with

## 10 things that weigh about 2 kilos

For accurate measurements, you’d better be on hand

You are probably familiar with bricks, a building material that has been around for millennia

And while there are different types, when you hear the word “brick,” you probably think of a red brick—it’s about 7 inches long and fits in your hand

It’s the most common, according to research by The Brick Industry Association

The red brick usually weighs 204 kg and is an excellent alternative to a 2 kg dumbbell if you are just starting out

Two liters of water weighs exactly two kilograms

The sole currency of the United States, you use dollar bills in everyday life to pay for goods and services

And now you’ve just found one more use for your currency!

These bills are great for understanding small weights, as according to the US Treasury, a US dollar bill weighs about a gram regardless of face value

So, doing some simple math, you have to be lucky enough to own two thousand US dollars (in cash) to understand how heavy two kilos is

15-inch laptops are the most common because they balance real estate and portability

They’re also the most affordable for most people, so even if you don’t own one, you’ve probably seen (or even used) a few

Although not all, most of these 15-inch laptops weigh two pounds

Even if you don’t play basketball, you’re probably familiar with the balls used in the sport

Basketballs come in different sizes, with size 7 NBA basketballs being the heaviest at about 137 pounds or 06 kilograms

If you could lift four, their combined weight would be 24 kilos, close to our mark

Those used in youth basketball and high school are size 5s and lighter, weighing about 125 pounds or 057 kilograms

If you have two of this size, take four and weigh 22 kilos

## 6 13 discs

An ice hockey puck is a closed or open puck mostly made of vulcanized rubber, which is used as a ball in various types of ice hockey

Ice hockey pucks come in different sizes, but the most common are the pucks used in the NHL and for recreational purposes

They usually weigh 5-6 six ounces or about 016 kilograms

If you can put twelve in a regular bag, they would weigh about two kilos

Bouncy newborn babies bring joy to the family and double that if they are twins!

People are always eager to get hold of these new family members, one after another, often without knowing their weight

If you get your hands on one on the first day, they usually weigh 25kg if they are healthy (born between 37-40 weeks)

Based on that, you can be confident that the twins will be small and therefore weigh less, around two kilos, since they are usually born early

## 8 4 standard size hardcover books

When opened, hardcover books can lie flat because the pages are sewn or stapled to the spine, making them flexible

Most of the hardcover books are available in 460 pages and weigh 0510291 kg, so you get 204 kg from four

But for 735-page (0878835 kg) hardcover books, you only need two to get anything close to our mark

Paperback novels, also known as paperback novels, are cardboard or thick-bound books whose pages are held together by glue, often glue, unlike hardcover books

Paperbacks are smaller and lighter than hardbacks, typically weighing around 156 ounces or 0442253 kilograms for 300-page novels

Therefore, they are convenient to use on the road and

You have been interacting with textbooks for the better part of your life since your first day in the classroom

Well, textbooks tend to be heavier than paperbacks and hardbacks because they are often larger and contain many pages

For example, a 500-page textbook weighs about 42 ounces or 119 kilograms

Estimating the weight of an object can be challenging without an accurate measurement

To make the task easier, it can be useful to compare the weight of the object in question with another object of the same weight

A weight of 2 kilograms is a frequently encountered measurement, and comparing this weight can be not only practical, but also informative and enlightening

To illustrate this, here are some common things that carry the same weight

### Did you know that 2 kilos can also be expressed as 441 pounds or 2000 grams?

At 16 ounces, four of these standard footballs are needed for a total weight of 64 ounces

Four kilograms or 64 ounces is a weight that is just under 2 kilograms

While a group of four NFL footballs may not match this weight exactly, it does provide a useful comparison to give you a rough estimate of the weight you are trying to estimate

Using apples as a benchmark for weight is useful as they are a common sight in both homes and supermarkets

Although apples can vary in size and weight, the average weight of a Granny Smith apple is about 015 to 016 kilograms or 033 to 036 pounds

A group of three apples usually weighs about 1 pound

Doubling the amount to six apples results in a weight of 2 kilograms

And if you have a dozen apples, the weight would be about 4-45 pounds, which is almost equal to 2 kilograms

Bananas, like apples, come in different shapes, sizes and over a thousand different varieties

If you live in the US, there’s a good chance you’ve tasted the popular Cavendish variety

The weight of a single Cavendish banana is 118-136 grams

A minimum of 15 and a maximum of 17 bananas are needed to reach a weight of two kilograms

However, the weight of a banana depends on its shape and size, so it may not be a reliable way to get an accurate measurement

Related: Things that weigh 10 kilograms (kg)

By measuring and weighing one liter of water, you find that it weighs 1 kilogram or 220 pounds

Doubling the volume to two liters would result in a weight of 2 kilograms or 441 pounds

This weight measurement is especially valid when water is at its maximum density, which occurs at a temperature of 4 degrees Celsius

Bricks are an essential material in construction, and they are also often used for the construction of outdoor spaces such as terraces, corridors and walls

The most common brick size, measuring 3-5/8″ x 2-1/4″ x 8″, weighs close to the 2 kilogram mark

However, the weight of laptops still varies depending on their size

For example, a 15-inch laptop usually weighs more than its smaller counterparts

The HP 15 is a popular example of a standard 15-inch laptop

This size is often used by many people, so it is the commonly seen laptop size

## 7 Dozens of pool balls

Billiards, a popular game, uses spherical objects called pool balls

These balls are usually made of phenolic resin, but in some cases ABS plastic, polycarbonate and other materials such as brass, bronze, copper or steel are used for their construction

Pool balls vary in size from 225 to 35 inches

Each ball typically weighs about 6 ounces, making a total of 72 ounces or about 2 pounds for a set of 12 balls

The National Hockey League mandates that a standard puck be one inch in diameter and weigh six ounces, which equates to 171 grams

To reach a weight of two kilograms, about a dozen discs would be needed

It should be taken into account that the weight of the disc is based on the assumption that it will remain intact

According to the regulations, discs must be changed every 2-3 minutes, because they tend to deteriorate and crack easily with long-term use

## 9 Four hockey sticks

A typical hockey stick used in the NHL weighs about 19 ounces

The NHL has set a weight limit for the sticks used in the game, which must not exceed 737 grams or 26 ounces, regardless of the construction material of the stick

A stack of four typical NHL hockey sticks, each averaging 19 ounces or 538 grams, would weigh a total of about 2 pounds