# Mat126 W2 Survey Of Mathematical Methods Assignment

**Question description**

Following completion of your weekly readings, read “Are You Sure It’s Fat Free?” on page 286 of *Mathematics in Our World*.

Gather three of your favorite packaged foods; perhaps one from each:
breakfast, lunch and dinner. Use the model explained in the “Are You
Sure It’s Fat Free?” to analyze, through the mathematical formula
explained, the fat content * and protein content* from your foods. To analyze the protein content use

*, rather than the 9 calories for grams of fat.*

**4 calories per gram of protein**The assignment must include (

*) all math work required to answer the problems as well as (*

**a***) introduction and conclusion paragraphs.*

**b**- Your introduction should include three to five sentences of general information about the topic at hand.
- The body must contain a restatement of the problems and all math work, including the steps and formulas used to solve the problems.
- Your conclusion must comprise a summary of the problems and the reason you selected a particular method to solve them. It would also be appropriate to include a statement as to what you learned and how you will apply the knowledge gained in this exercise to real-world situations.

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