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Why I Needed Maple to Make Cream Cheese Frosting

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: Dr. Jason Schattman
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A recipe for cream cheese frosting I was making called for 8 oz. (about 240 grams) of cream cheese.  Unfortunately, I didn't have a kitchen scale, and the product I bought came in a 400 gram tub in the shape of a truncated cone, which has a rather cumbersome volume formula.  
Given the geometry of this tub, how deep into the tub should I scoop to get 240 grams? The mathematics is trickier than you might think but lots of fun!  And the final, tasty result is worth the effort!

Application Details

Publish Date: August 23, 2011
Created In: Maple 14
Language: English

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