Released! 05/05/2015

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

by Eugenia Cheng

Hardcover

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