# Do The Maths [Pic]

Submitted by: B-diddy 4 years ago in
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Just doesn"t add up.
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There are 26 comments:
Male 145
it does ad upp, 10 calories taste bold and 5 calories taste coward
Male 2,711
Ollie is mostly right. Except it`s the FDA and you don`t have to always round up.

"50 calories or less--Round to nearest 5-calorie increment: Example: Round 47 calories to "45 calories"
Above 50 calories--Round to nearest 10-calorie increment: Example: Round 96 calories to "100 calories" 21 CFR 101.9(c)(1) Also see Appendix H for rounding guidelines."

See questions N7 and N8.
Male 302
Well, 10 of the calories are bold tasting, the other 5 are kind of bland.
Male 94
\$5 says its 1 1/2 servings per bottle
Male 40,764
O_o The USDA makes them round it off? Well, I guess that makes a tiny bit of sense...

@OldOllie wins the thread!
Male 10,338
Old Ollie won the thread.

Draculya once again can`t help but try to suck an American dick.
Male 10,338
What is maths? Oh you mean MATH.
Male 15,270
250lb Americans arguing about the difference between 10 and 15 calories in a bottle. Hur hur.
Male 1,341
@ak47reaper

Agreed, I`m thinking the last five-ish calories just aren`t as bold.
Female 1,467
Bwahahaha if you look at the ingredients it still contains HFCS. Ooo look you diet drink has super sugar and aspartame!

Sucralose is fine. Don`t worry they just cook it in turpentine they don`t ship it with the broth. Everyone needs a good whore`s bath once in a while.
Male 413
no skullgrin. you are the retard. it does say 10 calories per 8oz. and it does say 15 for the whole bottle. but what you didn`t notice is that there are 16.9oz in the whole bottle. that would mean more than 20 calories in the whole thing, but somehow it only works out to 15. DERRR!!!!
Male 117
last five taste horrible?
Male 15,832
The reason is that the USDA makes them round up to the nearest 5 calories. An 8-oz. serving probably has 6-7 calories which has to be rounded up to 10. The whole 16.9 oz. bottle would then have 13-14 calories which rounds up to 15. Simple.
Male 936
"this is a safeguard.. there might be 15 (kilo)calories in the whole thing, but if someone decides to test this and pours 8 fl oz of drink that contain 9 calories, they can not complain. Even if the rest of the liquid contains less calories in more liquid. Who says that every pour of liquid contains the same amount of calories?

whats with the "1 calorie" drinks? you can just separate a cup taht contains the little calorie and then drink the rest."

lol, thats not how calories work.
Male 936
it says it right there....10 calories per 8oz, 15 for the whole bottle...dur dur. retards.
Male 11,739
10 calories drinking the soda, 15 eating the bottle. Duh.
Female 258
Simple. 10 of the calories are bold-tasting, the other five are bland as hell. Why was this so hard to figure out?
Male 40,764
The soda has 10 bold tasting calories, but if you eat the bottle? THAT has 15 calories too!

[quote]Who says that every pour of liquid contains the same amount of calories?[/quote]
@Corydoras87: Um, really?
Male 2,579
Sucralose and other "0 calorie sweeteners" cause brain damage.
Male 3,842
perhaps there are 10 calories in 8 oz of soda, the bottle contains only 12 oz of soda and the remaining 4.9 fluid oz of liquid in the container is just water. Thus the soda has 10 calories in 8 oz but the 16.9 fluid oz bottle has 15 calories because it is diluted.
Male 642
this is a safeguard.. there might be 15 (kilo)calories in the whole thing, but if someone decides to test this and pours 8 fl oz of drink that contain 9 calories, they can not complain. Even if the rest of the liquid contains less calories in more liquid. Who says that every pour of liquid contains the same amount of calories?

whats with the "1 calorie" drinks? you can just separate a cup taht contains the little calorie and then drink the rest.
Male 7,031
Set the Wayback Machine for the year 1885. We`ve got to find Dr. Pepper himself and unravel this mystery.
Male 10
It`s not just a trick with serving size.

10 cal Ã· 8 oz = 1.25 cal/oz.
16.9 oz Ã— 1.25 cal/oz = 21.125 cal
21.125 cal â‰  15 cal
Male 903
Gerry using your equation there would only be 12 oz of fluid to equal 1 1/2 servings.
8 oz = 1 serving
16.9 oz per bottle = 2.11 servings (not 1 1/2 Gerry)
2.11 servings should equal 21 calories.

The maths do not add up. So is this dumb or are you?
Male 2,436
A serving is 8 oz.

Sorry I`m a label reader. Most important number on a label? Number of servings. It`s a multiplier if you consume the whole thing.
Male 460
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