## A newly-planted tree needs to be staked with three wires. Each wire is attached to the trunk 3 ft. above the ground, and then anchored to th

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A newly-planted tree needs to be staked with three wires. Each wire is attached to the trunk 3 ft. above the ground, and then anchored to the ground 4 ft. from the base of the tree. How much wire is needed for 6 trees?

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Answer:72

Step-by-step explanation:These questions are best done if you draw a diagram

if you do, you will see that the wires are arranged in a 3,4,5 right triangle.

you only need the perimeter so for each tree you need 12 feet of wires

multiply that by 6 and you get 72