# Math

How can 7 trees be planted so that there are 6 rows of trees in a straight line with each row having 3 trees?

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1. Try a triangle with 3 trees on each side = 6 trees. Then put one tree in the middle of the triangle. The lines of three through the middle tree give you the remaining 3 rows. I cannot demonstrate it here, but you should be able to draw it yourself.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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posted by PsyDAG
2. Martha planted 16 tomato plants in equal rows. The number of plants in each row was 6 more than the number of rows. How many tomato plants did Martha put in each row?

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