Precalculus 2014
43

 PAGE: 93 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 43

The net energy , where is the animals mass.

(a)

Find the net energy per day required to maintain a -kilogram steer.

Consider .

Substitute in above formula.

The net energy per day required to maintain a -kilogram steer is Mcal.

(b)

Find how much corn does a -kilogram steer need to consume daily to maintain its body weight.

The energy provided by pound of whole grain corn is Mcal.

Divide Mcal by the Mcal found in a pound of whole grain corn to find the total amount of corn necessary to maintain a -kilogram steer.

The corn will take about pounds of corn to maintain a -kilogram steer.

(a) The net energy per day required to maintain a -kilogram steer is Mcal.

(b) The corn will take about pounds of corn to maintain a -kilogram steer.

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