A large amount of money can weight a lot. This can be an issue for banks, governments and money launderers.


United States currency has a fixed size and all bills weight about 1 gram.


Minor variation in weight can occur due to:

(1) variation of cutting currency sheets

(2) torn corners

(3) accumulated debris


weight of an amount of money in one denomination in grams =

= (amount of money) / (denomination)


amount of money for a given weight of money =

= (weight in grams) * (value of denomination)


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