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Friday, November 19, 2010

Friday Pizza Puzzle

Four students order two 10-inch pizzas from two different pizzerias, to divide equally among themselves. When the pizzas arrive one is in the shape of a 10-inch (per side) square, while the other is in the shape of a 10-inch diameter circle. They plan to divide each pizza into 4 equal pieces, with each student receiving 1 piece from each pizza.
How many sq. inches of pizza will each student end up with?
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answer:  25 (pi + 4)  sq. in.
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