Problem: A pint of premium ice cream can contain 1100 Calories. What mass of fat, in grams and pounds, must be produced in the body to store an extra 1.1 x 103 Calories if the average number of Calories for fat is 9.1 Calories/g?

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  • We will be setting up a dimensional analysis we where convert this Calories of 1.1x103  to mass of fats which is 9.1 Calories / gram
  • Mass of fat will be calculated as grams and then lbs where 1 lb = 453 grams
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A pint of premium ice cream can contain 1100 Calories. What mass of fat, in grams and pounds, must be produced in the body to store an extra 1.1 x 103 Calories if the average number of Calories for fat is 9.1 Calories/g?

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