Problem: The nutritional calorie (Calorie) is equivalent to 1 kcal. One pound of body fat is equivalent to about 4.1 x 103 Calories. Express this quantity of energy in joules and kilojoules.

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The nutritional calorie (Calorie) is equivalent to 1 kcal. One pound of body fat is equivalent to about 4.1 x 103 Calories. Express this quantity of energy in joules and kilojoules.

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