math i don't get it

Scotty and his dad are repairing the railing along the side of the deck. They put up eight supports with 4 feet between each one. If the first support is at one corner of the deck and the eighth support is at the other corner, how long is the side?

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  1. Let x = the supports. The ____ are the four feet between the supports. How many feet are there?


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