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Better Baking Through Math (Or The Obverse)

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Despite what it may sound like on the radio, How to Bake Piis NOT a cookbook.  Or is it?

True, there are recipes in the book, but Eugenia Cheng's version of lasagna teaches us more about the number five than cooking technique. 

So it's really a math book for people who are not math experts... but can come to appreciate it more. 

Professor Cheng joins us with highlights.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.