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    Volume and perimeter

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    A landscaper just finished a garden measuring 6' by 10'. They just have enough money to lay down a concrete path 3" thick using 1 cubic yard of concrete. How wide is the path if it goes completely around the garden?

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    As 1 cubic yard of concrete is equivalent to 36"* 36"* 36" cubic ...

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    This shows how to use volume and perimeter to calculate the width of a path.

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