Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.4 - Circumference and Area of a Circle - Exercises - Page 374: 42

Answer

The larger pizza is the better deal.

Work Step by Step

We look at the unit cost ($ \$ / in^2$) to find which one is actually the better deal. For the first pizza Unit Price = $ \frac{6.95}{ \pi (6^2)}= \$.06/in^2$ For the second pizza Unit Price = $ \frac{9.95}{ \pi (8^2)}= \$.05/in^2$
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