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7-55.

Maia was serving five pizzas at the weekly meeting of the student council. She wanted to divide the pizzas into slices that were each

of a whole pizza. Homework Help ✎ How many slices will she have?

Represent this problem using a mathematical sentence. Can you find more than one way to do this?

Let *x* represent the number of slices in a whole pizza.

There are 8 slices in each whole pizza.

If there are 5 whole pizzas, how many slices are there total?

40 slices