PI ARE SQUARE

and other edible math conundrums

square pie

1

PIE ARE ROUND

round pie

After the math teacher told the class that the area of a circle is π r2, the Kentucky mountain man said:

"Pie are not square! Pie are round! Cornbread are square!"

corn bread

2

THE PIE OF PI

When converting the values in the picture at right into computer code, the programmer defined the variables:

A = height, Z = radius

Volume = π r2 h

In computer form:

PI r r h

Substituting actual variables:

PIZZA

pizza Z x A

3

THE PROBLEM WITH RADIANS

The problem with radians is when you work with pies:

Given that a pie is round, the outside edge of the pie is a circle.

The angle of the circumference of a circle is 2 π radians.

Unfortunately, even though you have 2 π radians, there is only one pie that you can eat.

So 2 π = 1 pie.

round pie

4

IT'S NOT SOUP YET

What does "H2OT" stand for?

Answer:

Hot water

hot mug

5

HOW DID THE ORDER GET MESSED UP?

Customer 2 on this slip ordered a hickory flavored cheeseburger with no bun, no raw onions on the sandwich, and substituted onion rings for the French fries.

He got a hickory flavored cheeseburger with onions, no bun, and no side dish at all.

Look at the order slip, and figure out why the order came as it did.

Answer:

The computer alphabetized the items according to the kind of food for each customer. So the No Onions came after the Onion Rings.

The cook read that the two onion requests should cancel each other out: "Onion rings, no onions."

the order

6

CROSS PURPOSES

What do you get if you cross a policeman with a lemon meringue pie?

Answer:

Six months.

cop hat