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Pizza Task

Pizza on a Diet

You must choose one of the following diet plans before you proceed. Circle the diet plan you want to choose.

 

Option A:  The doctor tells you that you need to gain some weight.  He advises you to take in no less than

Boy:  900 calories at every meal.

Girl:  800 calories at every meal.

 

Option B:  The doctor tells you that you need to lose some weight. He advises you to take in no more than

        Boy:  750 calories at every meal.

        Girl:  650 calories at every meal.

 

Option C:  The doctor tells you that you need to maintain your current weight.  He advises you to take in

        Boy:  between 800 and 900 calories at every meal.

        Girl:  between 700 and 800 calories at every meal.

 

 

You are going out with your friends to eat pizza.  You have been sticking to the diet plan the doctor provided, and you want to figure out how many slices of pizza you can eat without messing up your diet.

 

 

Complete the table below.

 

Size

Diameter

Radius

# of Slices

Central angle for each slice

Extra Large

16 in

 

12

 

Large

 

7 in

10

 

Medium

12 in

 

8

 

Small

10 in

 

6

 

Personal Pan

 

4 in

4

 

 

  1. Based on the information in your table, calculate the area of one slice of pizza for each size.

 

Size

Area of One Slice

Extra Large

 

 

Large

 

 

Medium

 

 

Small

 

 

Personal Pan

 

 

  1. Below is a table that includes the nutritional information for one slice of a small pizza. Use this information to determine how many calories are in one square inch of pizza.

 

Type

Calories in one slice

Calories in 1 in2

Protein

Fat

Carbohydrates

Bacon Double Cheeseburger

240

 

11

10

26

Cheese

180

 

 

9

5

26

Supreme

200

 

 

11

7

27

Vegetable

190

 

 

9

5

27

Meat Lover’s

260

 

 

13

12

26

Chicken Bruschetta Parm

210

 

12

6

27

Barbeque

220

 

 

11

5

31

Pepperoni

200

 

 

10

7

26

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Calculate the total calories for one slice of each kind of pizza for each size using the calories in one square inch of pizza.

 

 

Extra Large

Large

Medium

Small

Personal Pan

 

Calories per Slice

Calories per Slice

Calories per Slice

Calories per Slice

Calories per Slice

Bacon Double Cheeseburger

 

 

 

 

 

Cheese

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetable

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meat Lover’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Bruschetta Parm

 

 

 

 

 

Barbeque

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pepperoni

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Select 3 types of pizza that you want to eat.

 

 

 

  1. You have decided that you will not eat the crust on your pizza.  Each type of pizza has a one inch wide crust.  Each square inch of crust has 8 calories. Determine the length of the crust for each size pizza.

 

Size

Length of crust on one slice

# of Calories in the crust of one slice

Extra Large

 

 

 

Large

 

 

 

Medium

 

 

 

Small

 

 

 

Personal Pan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Calculate the number of calories in one slice of each size pizza for the 3 types you chose in problem 4.

 

 

Extra Large

Large

Medium

Small

Personal Pan

 

(Calories per Slice) – (Calories in Crust)

(Calories per Slice) – (Calories in Crust)

(Calories per Slice) – (Calories in Crust)

(Calories per Slice) – (Calories in Crust)

(Calories per Slice) – (Calories in Crust)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Determine how many slices of pizza, what type of pizza, and what size pizza you can have for your diet plan. (For example: 1 slice of small pepperoni, 1 slice of medium supreme, and 2 slices of personal pan meat lover’s.  Total calories = #####)
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