An 18-inch pizza has more pizza than two 12-inch pizzas, and people are losing it


Are you ready for a mindblowing revelation?

If you're splitting pizza with friends, you'll technically get more bang for your buck by splitting one 18-inch pizza instead of ordering two 12-inch pizzas. 

It sounds counterintuitive, but Fermat's Library did the math: An 18-inch pizza has 254 square inches of "pizza," while two 12-inch pizzas only have about 226 square inches. 

Here's a useful counterintuitive fact: one 18 inch pizza has more 'pizza' than two 12 inch pizzas

— Fermat's Library (@fermatslibrary) January 7, 2019

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