Common household items weighing 1000 grams (2.2 lbs/1kg) include:
bedding sheet set (flat sheet, fitted sheet, and 2 pillowcases)
Staple products: Spaghetti (1 kg), Sugar, granulated white (1 kg), Flour, for baking, white (1 kg)
a standard 1-liter bottle of soda weighs 2.2 pounds
Gram is the unit of mass or weight that is used to measure the mass of small objects. When using an object that has a larger mass you can use kg (1 kg = 1000g). Check out instant units and measurements conversion, metric conversion for gram at Convert-me.com.
Metric units are very nice to work with, since they are all multiples of ten (or a hundred, or one-tenth, etc.) of each other.
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