Task# Comparing two different pizzas

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The focus of this task is on understanding that fractions, in an explicit context, arefractions of a specific whole. In this this problem there are three different wholes: the medium pizza, the large pizza, and the two pizzas taken together. This task is best suited for instruction. Students can practice explaining their reasoning to each other in pairs or as part of a whole group discussion.