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Each fence section has a post at each end. How many posts are needed to build a fence with 10 sections?
Is it 8, 11, 10 or 9 posts ?? Please explain to really want to understand this!!

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  1. Draw a picture. Count the posts

    -- = fence section
    | = post

    |--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 11 posts

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  3. Max builds rail fences.for one style of fence each section uses 3 vertical fence posts and 6 horizontal rails.how many rails does he need for a fence that has 27 posts

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