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    (Original post by KyleH123)
    area of the large pizza is 113.04

    how do I work out which is best value for money?
    Large : 113.04 square inches of pizza costs £10
    Small : 38.465 square inches of pizza cost £4

    There are different ways to work out the better deal. One way is to work out how much 1 square inch of pizza costs for large/small then compare them.

    Can you try that?
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    (Original post by notnek)
    Large : 113.04 square inches of pizza costs £10
    Small : 38.465 square inches of pizza cost £4

    There are different ways to work out the better deal. One way is to work out how much 1 square inch of pizza costs for large/small then compare them.

    Can you try that?
    Gave it a go on a calculator, no luck.

    I really appreciate all the help!
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    (Original post by KyleH123)
    Gave it a go on a calculator, no luck.

    I really appreciate all the help!
    Actually it will be simpler if you work out how much pizza you can get for £1 for small and large.

    E.g. if a large pizza costs £5 and measures 120 square inches then £1 of pizza gives you 120 ÷ 5 = 24 square inches.

    Try this with your values and then see which deal gives you more for £1.
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    (Original post by notnek)
    Actually it will be simpler if you work out how much pizza you can get for £1 for small and large.

    E.g. if a large pizza costs £5 and measures 120 square inches then £1 of pizza gives you 120 ÷ 5 = 24 square inches.

    Try this with your values and then see which deal gives you more for £1.
    £1 gives me 9.61625 from the small pizza
    £1 gives me 11.304 from the larger pizza

    The larger pizza is more cost efficient
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    I just found out we have a maths GCSE revision book, I'll be able to get it tomorrow!

    (Original post by notnek)
    Actually it will be simpler if you work out how much pizza you can get for £1 for small and large.

    E.g. if a large pizza costs £5 and measures 120 square inches then £1 of pizza gives you 120 ÷ 5 = 24 square inches.

    Try this with your values and then see which deal gives you more for £1.
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    (Original post by KyleH123)
    £1 gives me 9.61625 from the small pizza
    £1 gives me 11.304 from the larger pizza

    The larger pizza is more cost efficient
    Correct
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    (Original post by notnek)
    Correct
    thanks a lot for the help, I'm going to do about 4 hours learning. I'll stop bugging you now!!
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    (Original post by KyleH123)
    thanks a lot for the help, I'm going to do about 4 hours learning. I'll stop bugging you now!!
    I'm always happy to help.

    Please keep posting any questions on here and people will gladly help you.
 
 
 
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