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    [SOLVED] Word Problem help?

    A farmer wants to make a square pen to keep some of his animals in a confined area. If one side of the square is 15 feet, how much fencing will he need for the pen?


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    Well a square has all sides the same. So if you are given one side the rest should be the same.

    Now there are 4 sides in a square. Have a think of what you would do to calculate 4 sides instead of 1
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    Oh, okay. I understand how to solve it now.Thanks so much.
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