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posted by gaby .
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
Since you're estimating, what is 4 times 17?
Then multiply that by 4 
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gaby
i put 68.00 dollars before ooh... i forgot to multiply again thanx!!!!!

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gaby
so its 272 dollars?

Oops! I made a mistake! 
Ms. Sue
We only need three sides of fencing.
So 3 * 17 = 51
Now multiply by $4.
51 * 4 = about $200. 
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Gaby
Oh ok thank ms sue r u a teacher?

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Gaby
Ms sue.?

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Athraa
~200 dollars (~about)
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