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Ready, actionů,CUT! (Posted on 2012-05-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Four math students ordered three pizzas: one large (55 cm diameter), one medium (44 cm diameter) and one small (33 cm diameter).
Upon delivery they decided to divide it fairly between them by cutting the pizzas into the fewest number of pieces.
Ignoring the toppings and assuming uniformity of thickness please provide a solution with less than 6 pieces.

See The Solution Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

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re: The Bun Problem | Comment 18 of 19 |
(In reply to The Bun Problem by Steve Herman)

The present problem, with pizza, would seem to be an improvement, as one expects a pizza to be basically 2-dimensional, while the bun problem needs to assume the buns are cylindrical, rather than conical frusta.
  Posted by Charlie on 2012-05-20 19:09:21

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