# Mathematics

A farmer makes a wire fence on a square lot of which each side is 6 meters long. If there will be a posts every 2 meters, how many posts were used by the farmer? How long was the wire used in fencing the area?

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1. 4 posts on each side, but that counts the corners twice, so 12 posts
6m on each side, so 24 m

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