Posted by **gaby** on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:14pm.

Robbie needs to buy fencing for his square vegetable garden that measures 16 3/4 feet on a side. One side borders the back of the garage. The fencing costs $4 per feet. Estimate how much the fencing will cost. I NEED HELP!!!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:21pm
Since you're estimating, what is 4 times 17?

Then multiply that by 4

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**gaby**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:25pm
i put 68.00 dollars before ooh... i forgot to multiply again thanx!!!!!

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**gaby**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:27pm
so its 272 dollars?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, December 17, 2012 at 8:37pm
We only need three sides of fencing.

So 3 * 17 = 51

Now multiply by $4.

51 * 4 = about $200.

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**Gaby**, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 6:55pm
Oh ok thank ms sue r u a teacher?

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**Gaby**, Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 7:03pm
Ms sue.?

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