On Calculating A “Mathematically Correct Breakfast”

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“Mathematically Correct Breakfast” is a short YouTube video showing a man cutting a bagel into two interlocking rings, presumably to get more surface area for cream cheese. Through some careful math, it’s revealed that it does give you more bagel to spread your cream cheese on. Assuming that your bagel is perfectly round, you can get more spreadable surface — up to 17.4% more — by cutting your bagel along a two-twist Möbius strip like the man does in the video. Read full article here

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