When you're ordering pizzas for a group, the same question always comes up: should you order two mediums or one large? If you want the most pizza for the least money, the answer is always one large. Here's why.
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A Slice of Pizza Science!
Key Facts In This Video
A slice of pizza has zero Gaussian curvature, so folding it in one direction makes the other direction more rigid to keep the Gaussian curvature constant. 00:44
The area of a pizza increases with the square of its radius, so a pizza that's 50% wider has 100% more area than a smaller pizza. 01:38
Here's how you can use a pizza and a microwave to measure the speed of light. 02:10
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