Yasmine is having a birthday party with snacks and activities for her guests. At one table, five people are sharing three-quarters of a pizza. what equal-sized portion of the whole pizza will each of the five people receive?

1 Answer
Jan 11, 2017



On offer is #3/4# pizza

Each person is given a slice that that is the same size as all the rest.
So the #3/4# pizza is split into 5 equally sized parts.

Thus each of the 5 slices is #1/5xx3/4 = (1xx3)/(5xx4) = 3/20color(white)()^("ths")color(white)(.) # of a whole pizza