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Ralph wants to put a fence around his rectangular garden. His garden measures 53 feet by 55 feet.The garden has a path around it that is 3 feet wide. How much fencing material does Ralph need to enclose the garden and path?

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  1. rectangle is (53 + 6) by (55 + 6)
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    59 by 61

    2*59 + 2*61

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  2. 240 thanks

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  3. 198 ft

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