# chemistry/math problem

One cup of clam chowder contains 9g of protein, 12 g of fat, and 16 g of carbohydrates. How many kilocalories are in the clam chowder. My book says the answer is 210 but I keep getting 208 kcal.

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1. Here are the typical energy(caloric) values for the three food types.

Carbs 4 kcal/g

fat 9 kcal/g

protein 4 kcal/g

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2. You are correct it is 208

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