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A pizza of radius z and thickness a has a volume of pi z z a
 
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Sounds like you had waaaaaaay too much of it for lunch....
 
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Back in college, a local pizza joint was named πr<sup>2</sup>, pronounced Pies Are Squared. They served square pizza slices. Which kind of defeated the original point of the πr<sup>2</sup> formula...
 
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Originally posted by Ulf Dittmer:
Sounds like you had waaaaaaay too much of it for lunch....


Who knew that they had caffeinated pizza?
 
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
Back in college, a local pizza joint was named πr<sup>2</sup>, pronounced Pies Are Squared.

Shouldn't it have been pronounced "Pie are Squared"? For that pronunciation, it should have been something like 2πr<sup>2</sup>
 
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They cheated a bit. I seem to recall they had a sign in one place that said πr<sup>2</sup>, and another sign elsewhere that said "Pies Are Squared". Or maybe the π had a very small 's tacked on. I don't remember exactly how the name was communicated.
 
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