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patty bought 24 yards of fencing to put around her garden. she only used 20 yards. how many feet of fencing did she have left over?

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Is that the entire question?

24 - 20 = ?

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24-20 gives the number of yards remaining. Then multiply this by 3 because there are three feet in a yard. This results in 12 feet.

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I subtracted wrong. Thank you.

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