Maia was serving five pizzas at the weekly meeting of the student council. She wanted to divide the pizzas into slices that were each
How many slices will she have?
slices of pizza equal a whole?
represent the number of slices in a whole pizza.
slices in each whole pizza.
If there are
whole pizzas, how many slices are there total? slices.
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.