The Eleven-Slice Pizza

Is there a way to slice a pizza into eleven equal-area slices using only four cuts?

During a late-night Slack chat a last week, the subject somehow wandered onto eleven-slice pizzas, and the above question came up. I immediately demonstrated that if we don’t worry about area, it’s easy to get eleven slices with four cuts:


So is it possible to precisely place these four cuts so that the pieces are equal in area?

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