Pizza Problem Showcase

Group Members

Sam Janssen

Collin Collins


During the showcase on Thursday, Collin and I reprinted the pieces to better fit our demonstrations. We began by explaining the fundamental basis of the Pizza problem, having even pizza slices that don’t all touch the middle. Once we established the problem, we explained the answers provided by the book, and how they only use the same arc as the circumference. Next we explained the solution we came up with on our own and the math we used to find it. The note cards we wrote up had the equations and more depictions of the solutions from the book, incase the viewer didn’t understand our oral explanations.

We also took turns checking out other problems. The cake problem is very similar to the pizza problem, but without a circle: