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The Resource How to bake [pi] : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng

How to bake [pi] : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng

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How to bake [pi] : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics
Title
How to bake [pi]
Title remainder
an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Eugenia Cheng
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--Publisher description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheng, Eugenia
Dewey number
510.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA9
LC item number
.C4862 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Metamathematics
  • Categories (Mathematics)
  • Categories (Mathematics)
  • Mathematics
  • Metamathematics
Label
How to bake [pi] : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes recipes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Math -- What is math? ; Abstraction ; Principles ; Process ; Generalization ; Internal vs. external ; Axiomatization ; What mathematics is -- Pt. II. Category theory -- What is category theory? ; Context ; Relationships ; Structure ; Sameness ; Universal properties ; What category theory is
Control code
1595587
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780465051717
Lccn
2014957937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1595587
  • (OCoLC)893455136
Label
How to bake [pi] : an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics, Eugenia Cheng
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes recipes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Math -- What is math? ; Abstraction ; Principles ; Process ; Generalization ; Internal vs. external ; Axiomatization ; What mathematics is -- Pt. II. Category theory -- What is category theory? ; Context ; Relationships ; Structure ; Sameness ; Universal properties ; What category theory is
Control code
1595587
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780465051717
Lccn
2014957937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1595587
  • (OCoLC)893455136

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