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How to Bake Pi
Eugenia Cheng

Classification : OTHERS
Pub Date : Jun 02, 2016
Imprint : Profile Books
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781781252888
Price : 855

About the book
Möbius bagels, Euclid's flourless chocolate cake and apple pi -this is maths, but not as you know it. In Cakes, Custard and Category Theory, mathematical crusader and star baker Eugenia Cheng has rustled up a batch of delicious culinary insights into everything from simple numeracy to category theory ('the mathematics of mathematics'), via Fermat, Poincaré and Riemann. Maths is much more than simultaneous equations and pr2 : it is an incredibly powerful tool for thinking about the world around us. And once you learn how to think mathematically, you'll never think about anything - cakes, custard, bagels or doughnuts; not to mention fruit crumble, kitchen clutter and Yorkshire puddings ¬the same way again.

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Eugenia Cheng
Eugenia Cheng is Honorary Fellow in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sheffield and Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was educated at the University of Camb...(+)
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