If you cut steaks from the same piece but they differ in size, first determine the cost per pound, then

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If you cut steaks from the same piece but they differ in size, first determine the cost per pound, then divide that by the trim yield percentage to get the cost of 1 pound trimmed. Now divide the trimmed pound cost by the number of ounces in a pound. Finally, multiply the number of ounces that a trimmed steak weighs times the trimmed ounce cost.

3. Look up the trim yield percentage in the Meats Table for beef strip loin 180A and divide the AP pound cost by that percentage number. This will be your cost per trimmed pound. What is it?

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4. What does one trimmed ounce cost?

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5. What would a trimmed 6-ounce steak cost?

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6. What would a trimmed 9-ounce steak cost? **Please round to the nearest hundredth**

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3 The trim yield percentage of beef strip loin 180A is 70 Therefore the cost per trimmed pound is ca

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