Chapter 15 In Review - 1 List the basic units of measure for weight in A The US system Basic units of weight ounces and pounds B The Metric system

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1. List the basic units of measure for weight in A. The US system Basic units of weight- ounces and pounds. B. The Metric system Measures weight in grams 2. List the basic units of measure for volume in A.the US system Ounce B.the metric system The base unit of the liter 3. Convert the following to the equivalent quantities in the US system: A.1L = 33.814 oz B.750mL= 25.3605 oz C.1mL = 0.033814 oz D.1kg = 35.274 oz E.1g = 0.035274 oz 4. Convert the following to the equivalent quantities in the metric system: A.1oz.(weight) = 28.3495 g B.1lb. = 453.592 g C.1fl.oz.(volume) = 28.35 g D.1qt. = 946.352946 g E.1gal = 3,785.41 g 5. Can one gallon of water be measured accurately using a scale? Explain. ( don't know if correct) Yes and no, it depends on what’s the scale measurements are in 6. Why is weight the preferred method of measuring ingredients in the professional kitchen? Weight is more accurate and consistent than measuring by volume 7. Explain why adjusting a scale for tare weight is important.
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Unformatted text preview: If you don’t tare weight on your scale, you won’t have the correct measurements for ingredients 8. True or false. Professional kitchens use standardized recipes in order to produce consistent menu items no matter which cook has prepared the item. True 9. If a cook wants to know how many portions a recipe makes, he or she should look at which part of the recipe? A.method B.recipe number C.yield D.ingredients 10. True or false. The list of ingredients in a recipe should appear in alphabetical order. False 11. What is the formula for calculating a conversion factor to scale a recipe? Desired over original The conversion factor is a multiplier that adjusts the quantity of each ingredient in the original recipe to determine the quantities needed for the revised recipe. 12. If the conversion factor is less than one, will the new yield be larger or smaller than the old yield? It’s smaller...
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