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Cutting a Round Cake on Scientific Principles

F. G.

DOI: 10.1038/075173c0

Journal-article published December 1906 in Nature volume 75 issue 1938 on page 173-173
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Ferdinand Wu 28.Apr.2017

Science comes from humanity

Ferdinand Wu 28.Apr.2017

Difficult to have equal pieces. You are formally declaring war against kids.

A valuable practical solution, however, after 111 years is still not applied in daily life. Possibly, missing promotion, or simply ethics and habits prevalent over the practicalities.

Incognito 02.Jun.2017

It is possible only theoretically as it is difficult to make sure the angle between the blade of the knife and the cake is perpendicular.

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