Mass of a BIC pen

Mass of a BIC pen (5.8 g)



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Mass of a BIC pen (5.8 g)

  • is 1/4000 of Mass of a packed suitcase (maximum checked-in British Airways) (23 kg)...more
  • is 1/2000 of Mass of an emergency spare tyre for a small car (11.7 kg)...more
  • is 1/1000 of Mass of an adult male Siamese Cat (5.9 kg)...more
  • is 1/500 of Mass of a brick (2.9 kg)...more
  • is 1/250 of Mass of an average coconut (1.44 kg)...more
  • is 1/10 of Mass of a regulation tennis ball (57 g)...more

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