Q. 106 C5.0( 2 Votes )

The food labels given below give information about 2 types of soup: cream of tomato and sweet corn. Use these labels to answer the given questions. (All the servings are based on a 2000 calorie diet.)

Find the increase per cent of sugar consumed if cream of tomato soup is chosen over sweet corn soup.

Answer :

Given, sugar in sweet corn soup = 5g and sugar in tomato

soup = 11g

We need to find out the increase percentage

Now, we know increase = newnumber-originalnumber

If cream of tomato soup is choosen over sweet corn soup,

the increase in sugar consumed = 11g – 5g = 6g

Now, we know increase% =

increase % =


= 120%

Hence, the increase percentage is 120

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