# Grocery Shopping by the Numbers by Cecilia Minden

By Cecilia Minden

Readers will observe a few precious tricks that may support them make fit offerings on the supermarket. they'll additionally find out how their math talents will help make grocery purchasing more uncomplicated.

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5 ounces – 3 ounces = 2 ounces Darius will have 60 percent of his daily serving of meat at lunch if he eats 3 ounces (85 g) of salmon. 6 = 60% Real World Math: Grocery Shopping by the Numbers 29 Glossary calories (KAL-uh-reez) the measurement of the amount of energy available to your body in the food you eat consuming (kuhn-SUM-ing) taking in harvested (HAR-vest-uhd) gathered or collected nutrients (NU-tree-uhnts) ingredients in food that provide nourishment nutrition (new-TRISH-uhn) how a person’s body takes in substances that contribute to its health and growth perimeters (peh-RIH-muh-turz) boundaries or outer limits perishable (PARE-ih-shuh-bull) likely to spoil quickly without proper storage or refrigeration portions (POR-shuhnz) parts or shares of something poultry (POHL-tree) birds that are raised for their meat and eggs; chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese are poultry produce (PRO-doos) fresh fruits or vegetables that are grown on a farm or in a garden 30 21st Century Skills Library For More Information Books Brown, Angela McHaney.

5 days. 5 Chapter Three Page 19 Page 22 There are 28 tablespoons (399 g) of peanut butter in the jar. 2 tablespoons x 14 = 28 tablespoons There are 270 calories in a 3-tablespoon (43-g) serving of peanut butter. 180 calories ÷ 2 tablespoons = 90 calories per tablespoon 90 calories x 3 tablespoons = 270 calories There are 360 calories in a 4-tablespoon (57-g) serving of peanut butter. 00. 50. 50 more for peaches in January than he will in July. 19. 19 She will have 81 cents left over. 03 on each person for this meal.

What are some other ways to cut down on the amount of time you will need to spend in the grocery store? Think of a few and try them out. Before you know it, you’ll be a grocery shopping efficiency expert! 28 Finally, don’t be embarrassed to ask plenty of questions. The store employees and manager are there to help you. They want you to have a pleasant shopping experience. If you can’t find an item or think something was rung up the wrong way at the cash register, speak up. Remember—you are the customer.