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== Solution 1 ==
 
== Solution 1 ==
  
The area of the pan is <math>20\cdot18</math> = <math>360</math>. Since the area of each piece is <math>4</math>, there are 360/40 = 90 pieces. Thus, the answer is A.
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The area of the pan is <math>20\cdot18</math> = <math>360</math>. Since the area of each piece is <math>4</math>, there are <math>360</math>/<math>40</math> = <math>90</math> pieces. Thus, the answer is A.

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Kate bakes 20-inch by 18-inch pan of cornbread. The cornbread is cut into pieces that measure 2 inches by 2 inches. How many pieces of cornbread does the pan contain?

$\textbf{(A) } 90 \qquad \textbf{(B) } 100 \qquad \textbf{(C) } 180 \qquad \textbf{(D) } 200 \qquad \textbf{(E) } 360$

Solution 1

The area of the pan is $20\cdot18$ = $360$. Since the area of each piece is $4$, there are $360$/$40$ = $90$ pieces. Thus, the answer is A.

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