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Question about Nutrition from one of the NBMEs

Q. If a 30 year old male consumes a daily average of 380g of Carbohydrates, 100 g of fat, and 80g of protein, approximately how many kcal does he have?

a)2600
b)2900
c)2950
d)3000
e)3500

I did the calculations:

(380x4) + (100x9) + (80x4) =
1520 + 900 + 320 =
2740

But apparently the correct answer is c)2950

What am I doing wrong?

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