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business and finance environmental services industry# How much does a grain of rice weigh in pounds?

One

**grain**of long-**grain rice weighs**about1/64 of a gram. This**weight**varies slightly dependingon thetype of**rice**that**is**being weighed. There**are**about 29,000**grains of rice**in one**pound**oflong-**grain**white**rice**. One**pound is**theequivalent of 16 ounces, which means that there**are**1,812**grains of rice**per ounce.

Similarly, what does a grain of rice weigh?

0.029 grams

**rice**contains50,000

**grains**.

In respect to this, how many grains of rice are in a pound?

7000 grains

**Calculate the mass of a grain of rice**

- Weigh out exactly 10 g of rice.
- Count the number of grains of rice you weighed out. Countagainto make sure.
- Divide 10 g by the number of rice grains. This gives anestimateof the mass of one grain of rice in g.
- Take this number and multiply it by 1000.