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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!!!!!

1. Ms. Sue

Since you're estimating, what is 4 times 17?

Then multiply that by 4

2. gaby

i put 68.00 dollars before ooh... i forgot to multiply again thanx!!!!!

3. gaby

so its 272 dollars?

4. Ms. Sue

We only need three sides of fencing.

So 3 * 17 = 51

Now multiply by \$4.

51 * 4 = about \$200.

5. Gaby

Oh ok thank ms sue r u a teacher?

6. Gaby

Ms sue.?

7. Athraa

8. Anonymous

Ahhh! *200*

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