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What weighs 50 pounds?

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Examples of items or animals that weigh 50 pounds include a small bale of hay or a border collie and house cat combined, 5 medium-sized bowling balls, 5 house cats, two car tires and a large bag of sugar, a microwave oven and two bags of flour, 10 average sized table lamps and 10 Chihuahua dogs. The average bull dog weighs 50 pounds as well.

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What weighs 50 pounds?
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According to the Fatness to Fitness blog site, dieters who manage to lose 50 pounds have burned a total of approximately 175,000 calories. The site states that 50 pounds can be equated, in weight, to $200 in quarters, a big bag of dog food or two toddlers.

The Quicken Loans' blog site, "Zing!" says TSA baggage limitations on checked-in luggage is 50 pounds. Otherwise, travelers must pay an additional fee. The site advises travelers to wear heavier clothing to keep the luggage weight below the 50-pound limit.

According to PreparednessPro.com, a 50-pound bag of beans will supply four people in a family with a vegetable serving for a whole year.

Quantity calculators are provided on the Ash Grove Packaging site to figure the number of 50-pound bags needed for projects using cement, sand or concrete. The retailer, which is a major supplier of masonry products in Little Rock, Ark., tells consumers to buy two extra bags in case of a miscalculation or mistake.

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