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If the average adult woman consumes approximately 2,000 kcal per day, how long would she need to run in order to utilize 25 percent of her caloric intake, given that the energy requirement for running is 42,000 J per minute?
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If the average adult woman consumes approximately 2,000 kcal per day, how long would she need to run in order to utilize 25 percent of her caloric intake, given that the energy requirement for running is 42,000 J per minute?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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Shane_BBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
To utilize 25% of her daily intake calories she will need to burn:\[0.25*2000kcal=500kcal\] You're given her rate of calorie burning in J/min...so convert that to kcal/min knowing that 1kcal is about 4200J: \[\frac{42,000 \cancel{J}}{min}*\frac{1kcal}{4200\cancel{J}}=10kcal/min\] Therefore, at 10kcal/min it will take her: \[\frac{500kcal/min}{10kcal}=50min\] So it will take her 50 minutes...
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Shane_BBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I posted that last fraction incorrectly...it should have been:\[\frac{500kcal}{10kcal/min}=50min\]
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