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A gardner plans to build a fence around his 24 by 12 foot rectangular vegetable garden. fencing for the garden can be purchased in 50 foot, 75 foot, or 100 foot rolls. which roll of fencing should the gardner buy

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P = 2L + 2W

P = 2(24) + 2(12)

P = 72 feet

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18 multipy by 12 equals 216

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24+24 is 48+48 and 48 equals 98 so he should buy the 100 foot roll my example is Adding

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