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Calculus and Pizza (2003)
Clifford Pickover
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Contributed by Cliff Pickover

A pizza chef teaches calculus to his restaurant patrons. Romance and hilarity ensue.

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Categories:
GenreHumorous, Didactic,
MotifRomance,
TopicAnalysis/Calculus/Differential,
MediumNovels,

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