10 Ounces is a very common weight but unless you have a scale handy, it can be difficult to measure that weight exactly.
An effective way to determine the weight of 10 ounces is to compare items of similar weight and use them as a reference.
Reference the following items to get a sense of things that weigh 10 ounces.
A baseball commonly used in professional leagues like Major League Baseball (MLB), is made out of cork and rubber with yarn stitching.
Each baseball weighs around 5 ounces, so 2 of them together weigh 10 ounces.
Apples are commonly found in supermarkets and grocery stores around the world. There are many different types of apples and their size and weight can vary.
But on average, a small to medium-sized apple will weigh close to 5 ounces and 2 apples will weigh around 10 ounces in total.
50 USA Quarters
A quarter in the USA is worth 25 cents which is 1/4 of 1 dollar in terms of value.
All quarters are the same size and is comprised of 8.33% nickel with the remaining being copper.
Each quarter weighs 5.670 grams which is 0.20 ounces.
Therefore if you had 50 USA quarters they would weigh 10 ounces total.
10 Slices of bread
Depending on the type of bread and size of slice, the weight of a slice of bread can vary between 1-1.5 ounces.
If you had 10 averaged size slices of bread, they would be very close to weighing 10 ounces in total.
Most people are familiar with the size of a teaspoon and how much it weighs when you lift it.
Depending on the size of the spoon and what it is made of will affect its overall weight but on average, a teaspoon will weigh close to 1 ounce each.
Therefore, 10 teaspoons will weigh 10 ounces.
6 Candy bars
Candy bars are a very popular treat often made with chocolate, peanuts, and a variety of other goodies.
The size of a candy bar will vary and the larger bars normally weigh more than a smaller bar.
A small candy bar that is around 3-4 inches in size will weigh close to 1.5 ounces.
If you had 6 of these same bars, they will weigh around 10 ounces total.
11 Ping pong balls
The game of ping pong is often called table tennis and is played with a paddle and small lightweight balls.
A ping pong ball is normally white in color but can be bought in other colors as well.
Not only is ping pong played for fun and recreation, but it is played competitively around the world including the Olympics.
Each ping pong ball weighs 0.95 ounces so 11 of them together would equal 10 ounces in weight.
The weight of a common t-shirt will vary based on its size and the materials used to make the shirt.
But on average, a small to medium-sized t-shirt will weigh close to 5 ounces making 2 t-shirts weigh around 10 ounces together.
4 Badminton rackets
The game of badminton is very popular and can be played indoors or outdoors.
Like ping pong, badminton can be played for recreation or competitively in various leagues and even the Olympics.
Not all badminton rackets are the same size and they can vary in weight.
Measured in grams, each racket will weigh between 60-100 grams which is 2.11 – 3.52 ounces.
If you had 4 badminton rackets together, they would be close to weighing 10 ounces in total.
5 Pairs of sunglasses
Determining the weight of a pair of sunglasses can be difficult as there are many variables involved.
But most people wear sunglasses and have a good idea of what their weight feels like.
Most sunglasses will weigh around 2 ounces each, making 5 pairs weigh around 10 ounces.
6 Golf balls
Another very popular sport around the world is golf.
Professional golf players must use golf balls that weigh no more than 1.620 ounces.
6 golf balls together will weigh close to 10 ounces total.