[Haskell-cafe] Re: Health effects
dominic.steinitz at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Oct 1 09:33:13 EDT 2008
Adrian Neumann <aneumann <at> inf.fu-berlin.de> writes:
> 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.
You might try the ham sandwich theorem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham_sandwich_theorem as an hors d'oeuvre.
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