Problem: A 12-oz vanilla milkshake at a fast-food restaurant contains 551 Calories. What quantity of energy is this in joules?

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We’re being asked to convert 551 Calories to J from 12-oz vanilla milkshake 


We need the following conversion factors for this:

1 Cal = 103 cal          1 cal = 4.184 J          


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A 12-oz vanilla milkshake at a fast-food restaurant contains 551 Calories. What quantity of energy is this in joules?

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