Cake distribution among 5 puzzle

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In a party, there are five people and a whole round cake lying at the center of table. Only four people will make a cut and take their piece and the last one will get the remaining piece on the table.

How can they make sure that everyone gets a 1/5th of piece(Same shape of cake)?

5 people cake distribution puzzle

 

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    Draw an interior pentagon in the circle.

    http://www.cleo.net.uk/consultants_resources/maths/fractionsdecimals/fractionspaper.html

    hddev Guru Answered on 17th February 2016.
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    If only 4 people make a cut than they should cut it horizontally. 4 cuts will give us 5 pieces!! and if the height of each piece is the same  then  everyone gets a 1/5th of piece.

    Moshe Expert Answered on 18th December 2022.
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