# 221asmt02 - PURCHASING ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE 4-19 GUIDELINES Complete Turn in Answer Sheets MUST BE TYPED(calculations do not have to be typed Total

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PURCHASING ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE: 4-19 GUIDELINES: Complete & Turn in Answer Sheets MUST BE TYPED (calculations do not have to be typed) Total Points: 50 Terminology: AS = As Served AP = As Purchased: food as bought, includes inedible parts W% = Waste Percentage Y% = Yield Percentage (Yield Factor) Unit of Purchase = how item is purchased, i.e., lb, case, each, gallon Calculations: 1.) AS = Portions Needed x Portion Size 2.) AP = AS Y% 3.) Yield % (Y%) = 100%-W% 4.) Waste % (W%) = 100%-Y%

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Examples: ± How many pounds of chicken breast, with skin, are needed to feed 400 patients 3.5 oz of cooked chicken each? 1) AS = 400 x 3.5 oz = 1400 oz = 87.5 lbs 2) Y% = .64 or 64% 3) AP = 87.5 lb = 136.7 .64 4) 137 lbs of chicken are needed to purchase ± Calculate the number of cases of pears to purchase if you need 4 oz sliced pears for 400 patient meals, assuming a 25% loss of AP weight. Pears are purchased in 40 lb cases. 1)
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## This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course NUTR 221 taught by Professor Heathergraham during the Spring '11 term at Truckee Meadows Community College.

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221asmt02 - PURCHASING ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE 4-19 GUIDELINES Complete Turn in Answer Sheets MUST BE TYPED(calculations do not have to be typed Total

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