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The thickness is 10 cm = 1/10 m and hence the volume of concrete you need is
If you look at the answer Chris and Harley gave to another of the questions we received you will see that the relationship between the width W of a hexagon and the length of the side L (called a above) is
Since you have L = 2 m the width will be
Penny  


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