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Old 04-15-2017, 07:19 AM
 
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Marty ate 4/6 of his pizza and Luis ate 5/6 of his pizza. Marty ate more pizza than Luis. How is that possible?


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Old 04-15-2017, 07:28 AM
 
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Marty had a large pizza and Luis had a small pizza.
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Old 04-15-2017, 07:37 AM
 
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I'm just stuck thinking about the fact that I physically can't eat all those slices of pizza. (Three is my limit and it not easy.)

How is it truly possible for them to eat so much pizza? Who was in charge of providing a well balanced meal for these kids?



My answer is that these must have been extra small and small pizzas.
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Old 04-15-2017, 08:02 AM
 
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How is it truly possible for them to eat so much pizza?
Would it help if I told you that each ate a quarter of their own pizzas just for the sake of argument? What would be your response?

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The pizzas were different sizes!


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Old 04-15-2017, 08:54 AM
 
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It doesn't say that they each had a whole pizza at the beginning. It says his pizza.
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you should say that
Old 04-16-2017, 01:36 AM
 
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doesn't say that they each had a whole pizza at the beginning. It says his pizza
Interesting that you should point this out. Why do you think this matters?
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How does these posts work? Do you eventually give us the answer?

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I could but...
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Do you eventually give us the answer?
aren't you enjoying the academic discourse we're having? Why are we so conditioned to see the end? You already know.
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