The Pizza Cut Problem

The Pizza Cut Problem

This problem can be solved with calculus, and is proven by a theorem called, appropriately, the Pizza Theorem. According to this theorem, both boys will also get the same amount of crust.


from Tipping Point Math

Key Facts In This Video

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    This is the pizza cutting problem: (0:01)

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    This is the Pizza Theorem (also the answer to the pizza cutting problem): (0:39)

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    The Pizza Theorem also ensures that two people splitting a pizza can get the exact same amount of crust as well. (1:14)

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