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Computing...

Input information:

turkey portion counter |  \nturkey weight | 20 lb  (pounds)\nmeal proportions | light


Result:

number of adults | 20


Equation:

W = A P 1 lb |   |  \nA | number of adults\nW | turkey weight\nP | meal proportions\nlb | pound (~~ 0.4536 kg)


Thawing times:

thawing time in a refrigerator | 4 days\nthawing time in a cold water bath | 10 hours


Available meat:

8 lb  (pounds)\n(assuming 40% of total weight is usable meat)


Cooking time:

4.5 hours\n(using the heat equation for a spherical turkey in a 325 °F oven at sea level)