# Math

Denise bought some lace to sew around 3 square pillows. Each pillow measured 4 incheson each side. How many feet of lace did denise need for all 3 sides?

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1. I think you meant all 3 pillows.

4 inches times 4 sides = 16 inches

then 16 inches time 3 pillow = 48 inches

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posted by John
2. Those are mighty small pillows!

The perimeter of one pillow is 4 * 4 = 16 inches.

3 * 16 = 48 inches = ______ feet

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3. maybe they are doll pillows, or maybe just pin cushions ...

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posted by Steve

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