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The equation y = 16x + 560 describes the number of calories in a recipe, where y is the total number of calories and x is the number of teaspoons of sugar added. The table shows the number of calories in another recipe, where y is the total number of calories and x is the number of teaspoons of honey added. How many calories are in a teaspoon of sugar, and how many are in a teaspoon of honey? Teaspoons of honey 1 2 4 7 Total calories 504 568 696 888 How many calories does a teaspoon of sugar contain? How many calories does a teaspoon of honey contain?

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Darryl750

Given: 1st recipe y = 16x + 560  where x is the number of teaspoons of sugar ; y is the total number of calories 2nd recipe tsps of honey       1    2      4      7 total calories     504 568   696   888 There are 16 calories in a teaspoon of sugar. There are 64 calories in a teaspoon of honey. 568-504 / 2 - 1 = 64/1 696-568 / 4 - 2 = 128/2 = 64 888-696 / 7 - 4 = 192/3 = 64

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