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How heavy is 5 kilograms?

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It's about as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
It's about as heavy as a Cat.
It's about three-fourths as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 5 kilograms is 0.734874207 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 1.36077711 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 2 times 5 kilograms.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 9 kg. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.59 times 5 kilograms.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
It's about two times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 5 kilograms is 2.22 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.45 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 1.5 to 3 kg. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 5 kilograms is 0.4018843321 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 2.488278144 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)