How Much Does an Apple Weigh?

Apples come in all different shapes and sizes, so it’s no surprise that they can weigh quite differently from one another. Here’s a look at how much some popular apple varieties weigh.

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Introduction

An apple is a sweet, fleshy fruit that grows on trees in temperate climates. The average apple weighs about 5 ounces (142 grams). However, there can be considerable variation in the size and weight of apples. For example, some varieties of apples can weigh as little as 3 ounces (85 grams), while others may weigh more than 7 ounces (198 grams).

In addition to the weight of the apple itself, the weight of an apple also includes the weight of the skin and the core. The skin of an apple typically accounts for about 1/3 of the total weight of the fruit. The core, which contains the seeds, makes up another 1/3 of the weight. This leaves only 1/3 of the total weight for the fleshy part of the fruit.

Knowing how much an apple weighs can be helpful when you are trying to eat a healthy diet or when you are baking a special treat. For example, if you are trying to eat 2 cups (474 grams) of fruits and vegetables per day, you will need to eat about 3 medium-sized apples to reach your goal. On the other hand, if you are baking a pie and you need 3 cups (711 grams) of thinly sliced apples, you will need to purchase about 5 medium-sized apples at your local grocery store.

The average weight of an apple

An apple typically weighs around 100 grams. However, there can be some variation depending on the type of apple and its size. For example, a smaller apple might only weigh 80 grams, while a larger apple could weigh 120 grams.

The weight different types of apples

The weight of an apple depends on the type of apple, with the larger apples generally weighing more than the smaller apples. For example, a large Braeburn apple can weigh up to 150 grams, while a small Macintosh apple might only weigh around 100 grams.

Different types of apples also have different densities, so even two apples of the same size can weigh different amounts. For example, a Honeycrisp apple is less dense than a Granny Smith apple, so a Honeycrisp that weighs the same as a Granny Smith will actually be larger in size.

In general, though, you can expect an average-sized apple to weigh around 125 grams.

The weight of an apple depending on its size

The weight of an apple depends on its size. Weights listed are averageweights.

-Small: 4 ounces or less
-Medium: 4-8 ounces
-Large: 8 ounces or more

An apple that is 4 inches in diameter would be considered a small, while an apple that is 8 inches in diameter or more would be considered a large.

How to weigh an apple

There are a few things you need in order to weigh an apple. You will need a digital scale, a piece of paper, and an apple. If you have these three things, you can follow the steps below to weigh your apple.

Using a kitchen scale

If you have a kitchen scale, simply place the apple on the scale and read the weight. Most kitchen scales will display the weight in either ounces or grams. If your scale only displays in ounces, you can use this conversion chart to determine the weight in grams.

1 ounce = 28.35 grams

So, if an apple weighs 8 ounces on a kitchen scale, it weighs 226.8 grams.

Using a digital scale

Using a digital scale is the most accurate way to weigh an apple. Simply place the apple on the scale and read the weight. Remember that the weight will vary depending on the type and size of apple.

Here are some average weights for popular types of apples:

-Granny Smith: 7 ounces
-Honeycrisp: 8 ounces
-Red Delicious: 6 ounces
-Fuji: 9 ounces

Conclusion

According to the National Farm Service Agency, the average weight of a bushel of apples is 40 pounds. This means that, on average, an apple weighs about 0.28 pounds.

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