Any Way You Slice It

How many different ways have you seen a pizza sliced? Students will find and describe patterns in popular slicing styles. Finally, students are challenged to maximize their equation writing and pizza slicing skills.

Mathematical Domains: Expressions & Equations, Functions, Ratios & Proportional Relationships, Algebra, Statistics

Standards: Grade Levels 8-12: HSF-BF.A.1a, HSA-CED.A.1, HSA-REI.C.6, 8.EE.C.8c, 8.F.B.4, S-ID.6, S-ID.8

Topics: Linear Functions, Patterns, Quadratic Functions, Recursive and Explicit Functions, Modeling, Real World, Statistics, Regressions, Linear Regressions, Quadratic Regressions, Desmos

Grade Level(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration: Approximately 1  to 2 hours

Resource: Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations (with link to YouTube videos), PDF, Desmos, Activities