How to Cut a Cake : And Other Mathematical Conundrums, Paperback Book

How to Cut a Cake : And Other Mathematical Conundrums Paperback


Welcome back to Ian Stewart's magical world of mathematics!

This is a strange world of never-ending chess games, empires on the moon, furious fireflies, and, of course, disputes over how best to cut a cake. Each quirky tale presents a fascinating mathematical puzzle - challenging, fun, and also introducing the reader to a significant mathematical problem in an engaging and witty way.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 248 pages, 20 specially commissioned B&W cartoons, plus some simple mathematical diagrams
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Mathematics
  • ISBN: 9780199205905

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