Consider the two problems: Sharing Pizza & Coffee Problem.
You are going to eat pizza with your friends. When you arrive you see that the restaurant has set
up one large table that seats 10 people, and a small table that seats 8 people. The server places
four pizzas on the large table and three pizzas on the small table. At each table, everyone shares
the pizzas equally.
If you were to combine the two tables, what will be the ratio of pizza to people? Explain your
In mix A the ratio of milk to coffee is 2 : 3. In mix B the ratio of milk to coffee is 3 : 4.
What is the ratio of milk to coffee if the mixtures were combined? Explain your thinking.