How big is a dekagram? Definition and examples

A dekagram (dag) is a unit of weight in the metric measurement system that is equal to 10 grams.

1 dekagram  = 10 g or 1 gram = 1/10 dag

The dekagram is used to measure the weight of things that are light such little items in your house here and there.

Things that can have a weight of approximately 1 dekagram

  • About 200 drops of water
  • About 1 teaspoon of water
  • About 2 or 3 grapes depends on the size
  • About 300-350 grains of rice depends on the size.
  • A small piece of candy
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