### Thursday, February 10, 2005

So there's two pizza specials at a pizza place...

One is a 12" pizza and 12" garlic fingers (basically, cheese pizza with lots of cheese) - or another special is one 18" pizza.

Which one has more in it? 2 12" pizzas or one 18" pizza?

We got the 18" one...

One is a 12" pizza and 12" garlic fingers (basically, cheese pizza with lots of cheese) - or another special is one 18" pizza.

Which one has more in it? 2 12" pizzas or one 18" pizza?

We got the 18" one...

Comments:

Okay, if I think back to highschool math, you're gonna come out on top with the 18 inch. And here's why

a (area) = p(pi) *r (radius)squared

so, with the 2 12 inch pizzas, the calculation is as follows:

a=3.14x6(squared)

a=3.14x36

a=113

but you got two pizzas, so that's an area of 226

but with the 18 inch, here's the calculation

a=3.14x9(squared)

a=3.14x81

a=254.34

which is more than 226.

so you are getting 28.34 more with the 18 inch.

I'm available all week for your calculating dilemmas. Thanks high school math. I'm glad I (half) paid attention.

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a (area) = p(pi) *r (radius)squared

so, with the 2 12 inch pizzas, the calculation is as follows:

a=3.14x6(squared)

a=3.14x36

a=113

but you got two pizzas, so that's an area of 226

but with the 18 inch, here's the calculation

a=3.14x9(squared)

a=3.14x81

a=254.34

which is more than 226.

so you are getting 28.34 more with the 18 inch.

I'm available all week for your calculating dilemmas. Thanks high school math. I'm glad I (half) paid attention.