Posted by **Iris** on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 1:03am.

Hope Mom baked a cake in rectangular shape 10 by 6. If she starts at the corner and put acndle every 2 inches how many candles will fit around the edge of the cake?

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 9:17am
I will assume you mean 10 inches by 6 inches.

10 + 6 + 10 + 6 = 32 inches for the cake's perimeter, right? Divide by 2, and you get 16 candles.

So test it. Draw a rectangle 10" x 6" and mark a circle every two inches, starting from one of the corners. I think you'll find the number of candles is not 16!!

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**Reiny**, Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 11:01am
mmmmh ... ?

I do count 16

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**Maya**, Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:22pm
The deck in hopes backyard is round. It has 5 posts evenly spaced around the edge to support a trellis. For her birthday party, she wants to connect each post to all the other posts with crepe-paper streamers. How many streamers will she need?

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