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# Jeff is baking a cake. The recipe says that he has to mix 32 grams of vanilla powder to the flour. Jeff knows that 1 cup of that particular vanilla powder has a mass of 128 grams. He added two over three of a cup of vanilla powder to the flour. Should Jeff add more vanilla powder to make the exact recipe, or did he go over and by what amount?

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Answer:Jeff went over by 53.33 grams or [tex]53\frac{1}{3}[/tex] grams.Step-by-step explanation:Jeff is baking a cake. The recipe says that he has to mix 32 grams of vanilla powder to the flour. Jeff knows that 1 cup of that particular vanilla powder has a mass of 128 grams. He added [tex]\frac{2}{3}[/tex] of a cup of vanilla powder to the flour. So, he added a mass of [tex]\frac{2}{3} \times128= 85.33[/tex] grams of vanilla.As the recipe says, it needs 32 grams of vanilla so Jeff went over by [tex]85.33-32=53.33[/tex] grams.Jeff went over by 53.33 grams or [tex]53\frac{1}{3}[/tex] grams.