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## Conversion Factors:

• Kilojoules to Kilocalories: 1 kilocalorie = 4.184 kilojoules
• Kilocalories to Kilojoules: 1 kilojoule = 1/4.184 kilocalories

## How to Convert Kilojoules to Kilocalories:

To convert kilojoules to kilocalories, divide the number of kilojoules by 4.184.

Kilocalories (kcal) =Kilojoules (kJ)/4.184

Example: Convert 2000 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Kilocalories = 2000 kJ/4.184 = 478.68 kcal

## How to Convert Kilocalories to Kilojoules:

To convert kilocalories to kilojoules, multiply the number of kilocalories by 4.184.

Kilojoules (kJ) = Kilocalories (kcal)×4.184

Example: Convert 3 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Kilojoules = 3 kcal×4.184 = 12.552 kJ

## Example 1:

Convert 50 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Kilocalories (kcal) = Kilojoules (kJ)/4.184

Calculation: Kilocalories = 50 kJ/4.184 = 11.95 kcal

## Example 2:

Convert 120 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Calculation: Kilocalories = 120 kJ/4.184 = 28.68 kcal

## Example 3:

Convert 250 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Calculation: Kilocalories = 250 kJ/4.184 = 59.75 kcal

## Example 4:

Convert 360 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Calculation: Kilocalories = 360 kJ/4.184 = 86.06 kcal

## Example 5:

Convert 500 kilojoules to kilocalories.

Calculation: Kilocalories = 500 kJ4.184 = 119.47 kcal

## Example 1:

Convert 10 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Kilojoules (kJ) = Kilocalories (kcal)×4.184

Calculation: Kilojoules = 10 kcal×4.184 = 41.84 kJ

## Example 2:

Convert 25 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Calculation: Kilojoules = 25 kcal×4.184 = 104.60 kJ

## Example 3:

Convert 50 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Calculation: Kilojoules = 50 kcal×4.184 = 209.20 kJ

## Example 4:

Convert 75 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Calculation: Kilojoules = 75 kcal×4.184 = 313.80 kJ

## Example 5:

Convert 100 kilocalories to kilojoules.

Calculation: Kilojoules = 100 kcal×4.184 = 418.40 kJ

## How accurate is the conversion between kilojoules and kilocalories?

The conversion is accurate as per the defined conversion factor, 1 kilocalorie = 4.184 kilojoules. Calculations based on this factor are precise and reliable.

## Why do we use kilojoules and kilocalories?

Kilojoules and kilocalories are both units of energy. Kilojoules are commonly used in scientific contexts and in most countries to express energy values, while kilocalories are commonly used in nutrition to indicate the energy content in food, especially in the United States.

## Is the term “calorie” the same as “kilocalorie”?

In nutritional contexts, “calorie” often refers to a kilocalorie (kcal), which is equal to 1,000 small calories (cal). The term kilocalorie is more precise but is commonly abbreviated to calorie in everyday use.

## What is the importance of converting kilojoules to kilocalories?

Converting kilojoules to kilocalories is important for understanding nutritional information on food labels, especially when comparing energy content across different measurement systems. It helps in making informed dietary choices based on familiar units.

## Are kilojoules and kilocalories interchangeable in recipes?

When following recipes, it’s important to use the specified unit of measurement to ensure accuracy. If a recipe lists energy content in kilojoules, you can convert it to kilocalories if needed, and vice versa, using the conversion factor.