How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics

How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics Author Eugenia Cheng
ISBN-10 0465097677
ISBN-13 9780465097678
Year 2016-05-10
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Basic Books
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What is math How exactly does it work And what do three siblings trying to share a cake have to do with it In How to Bake Pi math professor Eugenia Cheng provides an accessible introduction to the logic and beauty of mathematics powered unexpectedly by insights from the kitchen We learn how the bchamel in a lasagna can be a lot like the number five and why making a good custard proves that math is easy but life is hard At the heart of it all is Cheng s work on category theory a cutting edge mathematics of mathematics that is about figuring out how math works Combined with her infectious enthusiasm for cooking and true zest for life Cheng s perspective on math is a funny journey through a vast territory no popular book on math has explored before So what is math Let s look for the answer in the kitchen

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How to Bake Pi

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ISBN-10 0465097677
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 304

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