How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Released! 05/05/2015
How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
by Eugenia Cheng
Hardcover
How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
Released! 05/10/2016
How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics
by Eugenia Cheng
Paperback


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, for example, how the béchamel in a lasagna can be a lot like the number 5, and why making a good custard proves that math is easy but life is hard. Of course, it’s not all about cookin... read more