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Using four straight cuts what is the maximum number of pieces that a circular apple pie can be cut into?

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Using four straight cuts what is the maximum number of pieces that a circular apple pie can be cut into?
posted Apr 25, 2017 by anonymous

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16

after the 1st cut, place the 2 pieces one above the other.
again cut it, you will get 4 pieces
repeat this till 4 cuts you will get 16 slices.

answer Apr 26, 2017 by anonymous
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14 enter image description here

answer Apr 26, 2017 by Kewal Singh Paneser
Pretty close to what you got without stacking !
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Without stacking I think the maximum pieces obtainable is 11.

answer Apr 26, 2017 by Tejas Naik



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