In U.S. standard mass units, 50 grams is equivalent to 0.11 pound or 1.76 ounces. Under the metric system, 50 grams is equivalent to 0.05 kilogram or 50,000 milligrams.

Visualizing 50 grams worth of a particular object or substance is sometimes helpful when attempting to convert its mass to other units of measurement. Fifty grams is equivalent to roughly 20 U.S. pennies, seven euro coins, 17 pencils, 36 standard-size paperclips or about four and a half sheets of letter-size or A4 paper. It is equivalent to 50 milliliters of water, which comes to a little more than 3 U.S. tablespoons.