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

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ISBN-10: 0465051715

ISBN-13: 9780465051717

Edition: 2015

Authors: Eugenia Cheng

List price: $34.50
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What is math? And how exactly does it work? In How to Bake Pi, math professor Eugenia Cheng provides an accessible introduction to the logic of mathematics—sprinkled throughout with recipes for everything from crispy duck to cornbread—that illustrates to the general reader the beauty of math. Rather than dwell on the math of our high school classes, with formulas to memorize and confusing symbols to decipher, Cheng takes us into a world of abstract mathematics, showing us how math can be so much more than we ever thought possible.Cheng is an expert on category theory, a cutting-edge subject that is all about figuring out how math works, a kind of mathematics of mathematics. In How to Bake…    
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Book details

List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 5/5/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English