The Math of Pringles

P&G recently sold Pringles for $1.5 billion to Diamond Foods. But do you know why the chip is so easy to eat? University of Chicago mathematics professor Benson Farb explains why the design of the Pringle owes much to Einstein‘s theory of relativity.

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  1. Julia says:

    Mmmmm the video sais Diamond Foods paid 2,5 billion dollars but the article says 1,5, someone could check that?

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  2. Alex says:

    He made the comment that it was a hyperbolic paraboloid but didn’t explain why it owed anything to the theory of relativity.

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