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juciystar234
 3 years ago
A gram of carbohydrates and a gram of protein both have 4 Calories. What percent of the Calories in each food are from carbohydrates? Round your answer to the nearest percent.
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Macaroni & Cheese  Spaghetti & Meat Sauce 
 
Carbohydrates  40 g  Carbohydrates  39 g 
Protein  10 g  Protein  19 g 
juciystar234
 3 years ago
A gram of carbohydrates and a gram of protein both have 4 Calories. What percent of the Calories in each food are from carbohydrates? Round your answer to the nearest percent. Charts  Macaroni & Cheese  Spaghetti & Meat Sauce    Carbohydrates  40 g  Carbohydrates  39 g  Protein  10 g  Protein  19 g 

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raxis
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first you figure out how many calories there are total; in Mac and Cheese you've got 50 grams, with 4 calories per (since they're equal, we don't worry about separating them) so that's 200 calories total. Now we have 40 grams of carbos with 4 calories per gram, for 160 grams altogether. 160 over 200 is .8. Move the decimal to the right two slots and you get a clean 80 percent :) You can figure out the other problem from that, yeah?

juciystar234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is it 67.2%? Rounding off to 68%.

juciystar234
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OH YEAAAA!! Thank you!! :D After I saw what you put, I realized how easy it was.. ;P Thanks!
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