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How heavy is 790 miligrams?

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It's about as heavy as a Nail.
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, 790 miligrams is 0.72 times the weight of a Jelly Bean, and the weight of a Jelly Bean is 1.4 times that amount.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Paper Clip.
In other words, 790 miligrams is 0.56 times the weight of a Paper Clip, and the weight of a Paper Clip is 1.8 times that amount.
(average)
It's about two-fifths as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, 790 miligrams is 0.44 times the weight of a Playing Card, and the weight of a Playing Card is 2.3 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
It's about one-third as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, the weight of a Penny is 3.1 times 790 miligrams.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 2,500 miligrams. 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 four times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.3 times 790 miligrams.
(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 5 times 790 miligrams.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 9,000,000 miligrams, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 2,000,000 miligrams, each sheet weighing 5,000 miligrams. Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).