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Mr. Hodges wants to build a fence around his entire rectangular garden which has sides of 30 feet and 6 yards. How much fencing will he need?

1 Answer
Oct 29, 2017

Answer:

Firstly, you need to work with consistent units, so let’s do it all in yards. His garden is then 10 by 6 yards.

Explanation:

The perimeter of a quadrangle is given by the sum of the sides. Here the sum is 10 + 10 + 6 + 6 = 32 yards.