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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.

  1. How many slices will she have?

    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?

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