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Farmer McDonald is building a fence. He will place posts six feet apart and stretch the wire fencing between the posts. If his pasture is thirty-six feet long and twelve feet across, how many posts will he need? Please help immediately1

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    Draw a diagram, something like this. Let . represent each post.

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    I am still confused. :(

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    Imagine each dot is a post 6 feet apart.

    You may want to sketch this problem on graph paper.

    Count the dots.

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    He needs 21 posts. Right or wrong?

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    Wrong.

    Draw a diagram, noting that you put only one fence post at each corner.

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    draw a diagram like ms. Sue said

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    I know it! 16 posts. right or wrong?

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    Right!!! 16 posts.

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    Thank you!:D

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    You're welcome.

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    34 ft

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    Mama

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