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Book Mixing Math And Crochet Wins British Prize

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Book Mixing Math And Crochet Wins British Prize

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The winner of Britain's Diagram Prize for the year's oddest book title is Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes. A mathematician uses crochet to create the curving planes of complex geometry.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

Having trouble with your geometry homework? Drop that calculator, pick up a crochet hook. The winner of Britain's Diagram Prize for the year's oddest book title is - wait for it - "Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes." The book uses the curvy lines of crochet to create the curving planes of complex geometry. And if that's not your speed, here's the runner up for the prize: "What Kind of Bean is This Chihuahua?"

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