If maths was a food, which food would it be?

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I once went to a wedding where instead of one cake, there were exactly e cakes cut into pieces so that each piece was 1, 1, 1/2, 1/6, 1/24, and so on. A cake such as this possesses infinite surface area and is therefore infinitely delicious. The bride and groom were geniuses. All anyone had to do was take an infinitesimally small slice off the end and there were still e cakes leftover at the end of the wedding.
 
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Banach-Tarski cake. You cut the cake into pieces and then reassemble the pieces to get two cakes each identical to the original.
 

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