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Pizza Pizzazz


When Thomas enters a pizza store, he notices that a 14 inch circular pizza has a price of $7 and a 16 inch circular pizza has a price of $12. He complains the prices are unfair? Why? What should be the "fair" price of the 16 inch pizza?

(Source: Adapted from Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Feb 1998)



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