Hole in one Pizza

Problem Setup

Two friends go to a pizza place that serves rectangular pizza. The restaurant is called “The Hole in One Pizza” because the chef always cuts out a circular piece of some radius randomly from the rectangular pizza. How can two friends equally divide the pizza with one cut? Canadian Mathematical Society, 2017 originally Peter Liljedahl

Randomized Pie

Methods Tried

What methods did you try in order to split the pizza in half?


What is the method you feel evenly divides the pizza with one cut?


How do you know that the two slices are evenly divided?