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The round cake was cut with two straight lines from edge to edge. What is the greatest number of pieces you can get ? And what is the smallest number of pieces you can get ? Image attached for the same question

The round cake was cut with two straight lines from edge to edge. What is the greatest number of pieces you can get ? And what is the smallest number of pieces you can get ?
 
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Shantanu Thakur
27 Points
2 years ago
Case 1
2 straight lines can intersect at maximum 1 point, hence dividing the cake in *4* equal/unequal proportions.
Case 2
If they coincide, i.e, lie on each other, minimum divisions will be *2*
 
Ankita
12 Points
2 years ago
I have checked the answer but it's incorrect. Any other possible solution for this question. I have put greatest number 4 and smallest 2

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