[Haskell-cafe] Re: Health effects

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Oct 1 03:35:56 EDT 2008

On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 19:54:17 +0200, Adrian Neumann
<aneumann at inf.fu-berlin.de> wrote:

>I often wonder how many cuts you need to divide a steak in n pieces.  
>You can obviously get n pieces with (sqrt n) cuts by cutting a grid.  
>But I'm sure some smart mathematician thought of a (log n) way.

Good thing that the chocolate slab was only 2 kg and of finite length.
Had it been of infinite length, we would need Dedekind cuts to
partition it.... ;)

-- Benjamin L. Russell

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