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Suppose you have a pizza.
(a) What is the maximum number of pieces you can make with 4 straight cuts?
(b) What is the maximum number of pieces you can make with n straight cuts?

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    I assume each cut is through the middle of the pizza, giving you pie-shaped pieces.

    a. 8

    b. 2n

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