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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?

    How many  slices of pizza equal a whole?

    Let represent the number of slices in a whole pizza.

    There are slices in each whole pizza.
    If there are 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?

    Now try to find another way to arrive at this answer.