# How much bigger are 2 12-inch pizza vs 14 inch?

Two 12-inch pizzas combined have a total area that is approximately **14% larger** than a single 14-inch pizza.

The size of a pizza is determined by its diameter, which is the distance across the center of the pizza. Two 12-inch pizza is 2 inches larger in diameter than a 14-inch pizza. However, the difference in size between the two pizzas is not just four inches, but rather the area of the 2 12-inch pizzas is significantly larger than the area of the 14-inch pizza.

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## How to calculate the area of a circle

To calculate the area of a circle (and thus the area of a pizza), you use the formula A = Οr^2, where A is the area, Ο is pi (approximately 3.14), and r is the radius of the circle (which is half the diameter).

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