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Math: The Large Pizza Is Always the Better Deal

The public radio eggheads at Planet Money have finally used their knowledge of economics and mathematics to determine something incredibly useful: how to get the best deal on a pizza. Using data from 74,476 pizza prices from around the country and geometric equations relating to the square radius of pies, the calculator punchers determined that in nearly every case, ordering the large was by far the best deal. For all of the pizza nerds out there, team from NPR has even created an interactive graph showing how the value-per-pizza works. So what are you waiting for? Go and order yourself the largest pizza you can find and think about all of the money you are saving while you eat it …

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