# SOLUTION: ok, last one, honest! :> (I think I'm getting too old for this!) Two medium eggs and three cups of ice cream contain 701 mg of cholesterol. One med. egg and 1 c. ice cream contai

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 Question 14144: ok, last one, honest! :> (I think I'm getting too old for this!) Two medium eggs and three cups of ice cream contain 701 mg of cholesterol. One med. egg and 1 c. ice cream contains 325 mg cholesterol. Find the cholesterol content of one egg and for one cup ice cream. Thanks!!Answer by dipti1(1)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2 medium eggs + 3 cups Ice cream = 701 mg. Cholesterol 2 medium eggs + 2 cups Ice Cream = 650 mg. Cholesterol _______________________________________________________ 0 + 1 cup Ice Cream = (701 - 650) - 51 mg. Cholesterol Now, substitute the value of 1 cup of Ice cream in the follwoing formula : 1 medium egg + 1 cup of Ice Cream = 325 mg. Cholesterol so, 1 medium egg + 51 mg. cholesterol = 325 mg. Cholesterol so 1 medium egg = 325 - 51 mg. Cholesterol 1 medium egg = 274 mg. Cholesterol Thus 1 cup of Ice Cream = 51 mg. Cholesterol & 1 medium egg = 274 mg. Cholesterol