Enter the total weight in pounds (lbs) and the total calories into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Pounds Per Calorie.

## Pounds Per Calorie Formula

PPC = TP / TC

Variables:

- PPC is the Pounds Per Calorie (lbs/cal)
- TP is the total weight in pounds (lbs)
- TC is the total calories

To calculate Pounds Per Calorie, simply divide the total number of pounds by the total calories.

## How to Calculate Pounds Per Calorie?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Pounds Per Calorie.

- First, determine the total weight in pounds (lbs).
- Next, determine the total calories.
- Next, gather the formula from above = PPC = TP / TC.
- Finally, calculate the Pounds Per Calorie.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total weight in pounds (lbs) = 60

total calories = 20