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Question from Marsha:

I am putting up a fence 330 feet long and want to put the t post every 4 feet
how many t post do i need?

Suppose you fence is only 10 feet long. Construct a scale diagram by drawing a line 10 inches long. The fence posts are 4 inches apart so put a dot for each fence post. How many posts do you have? How many do you need for a 330 foot long fence?


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