Contents1 What items can be measured in kilograms?2 What is a kilometer measured by?3 How many pounds are 3 kilograms?4 What is heavier, a gram or a kilogram?

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### What items can be measured in kilograms?

A kilogram is a unit of measurement used to measure much heavier objects

For example, one liter bottle of soda weighs approximately 1 kilogram

Fruits such as small watermelons and pineapples also weigh around 1 kilogram

## How heavy is 2 kilograms?

It is about nine-tenths heavier than a Chihuahua

It is about seven-tenths heavier than a brick

It is about one and a half times heavier than the human brain

It is about twice as heavy as a liter of water

It is about two-fifths the weight of a gallon of paint

It is about two fifths heavier than a cat

## What things can we measure?

People measure all sorts of things with various instruments or tools to help them

Length (how long), width (how wide) and height (how tall) are often measured using a ruler or tape measure

Weight (how heavy) is measured using a scale

### What is used to measure kilometers?

Kilometer (km), also written kilometer, a unit of length equal to 1,000 meters and equivalent to 06214 miles (see metric system)

## What things are 1 km long?

A kilometer (km) is approximately: just over half a mile Lots of examples

Conversion table: From kilograms to pounds

### How are items measured in grams and kilograms?

A small object is measured in grams

A large object is measured in kilograms

For example, a bag of flour is measured in kilograms

In the metric system currently used in most of the world, the unit of mass is the gram (g)

Scales are calibrated in grams and more often in kilograms (1000 g)

Kilograms measure a large amount of weight

Mass and mass are not the same thing

Anything that has mass or weight can be measured in kilograms

Anything that has mass or weight can be measured in kilograms

Anything that has mass or weight can be measured in kilograms

### Which is heavier, a gram or a kilogram?

A small paper clip weighs about a gram

Kilogram (kg) is used to measure weight or mass of heavier objects

A half-liter bottle of water weighs about a kilogram

### What is the difference between a pound and a kilogram?

using kilograms is just another way of measuring weight

(but the weight is different

Example: 1 pound is not equal to 1 kilogram) Since it is an international unit such as the second or the mole, it can measure weight, 2205 lb is a kilogram, in some Latin American countries it is the standard unit of measurement