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Cut Your Bagel The Mathematically Correct WayBagels are getting too big and puffy, throwing off proper ratios to cream cheese and lox. Something must be done.Thu, 06 Aug 2015 13:45:00 -0400
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Bagels are getting too big and puffy, throwing off proper ratios to cream cheese and lox. Something must be done.

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]]>Dan PashmanMath Class Made Delicious: Learn About Cones Through Scones"Conic sections" are the four kinds of curves that result when a plane slices through a cone. But if you forgot that bit of high school algebra, here's one way to make sure you digest the lesson — this time, in a most delicious form: scones.Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:42:00 -0400
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http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/07/05/199150781/edible-math-class-learn-about-cones-through-scones?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=mathfood"Conic sections" are the four kinds of curves that result when a plane slices through a cone. But if you forgot that bit of high school algebra, here's one way to make sure you digest the lesson — this time, in a most delicious form: scones.