Enter the cost of ingredients ($) and the weekly amount of dishes sold into the Menu Cost Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Menu Cost.

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## Menu Cost Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Menu Cost.

MC = CI * S

- Where MC is the Menu Cost ($)
- CI is the cost of ingredients ($)
- #S is the weekly amount of dishes sold

To calculate the menu cost, multiply the cost of ingredients by the number of dishes sold.

## How to Calculate Menu Cost?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Menu Cost.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the cost of ingredients ($). The cost of ingredients ($) is given as 4.5.
- Next, determine the weekly amount of dishes sold. The weekly amount of dishes sold is provided as 100.
- Finally, calculate the Menu Cost using the equation above:

MC = CI * #S

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

MC = 4.5 * 100 = 450.00 ($)

Example Problem #2:** **

The variables needed for this problem are provided below:

cost of ingredients ($) = 3.5

weekly amount of dishes sold = 200

Entering these values and solving gives:

MC = 3.5 * 200 = 700.00 ($)