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Problem of the Day #184: The Pizza Buffet September 19, 2011

Posted by Saketh in : potd , trackback

Sid went out to eat pizza last weekend. He never leaves without eating at least $1000000$ “pieces” of pizza. However, he’s on a diet this week and he wants to cut a single pie into small bits to trick his stomach. What is the minimum number of straight cuts he must make on a circular pie to produce enough pieces?

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