a) A fence is to have seven boards between two posts so that the space between each board is the same. Calculate the distance between each board Answer as a fraction 6. 21-7/8" . IIIIIIII İERIhhiH b) if the carpenter decided the distance between boards was too large, would it be possible to addidioHa an extra board by decreasing the space between each board? Explain. Note: dashes are commonlyL placed between whole numbers and fractions so 217" 21 is not mistaken for 2-5/8" 8

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a) A fence is to have seven boards between two
posts so that the space between each board is the
same. Calculate the distance between each board
Answer as a fraction
6.
21-7/8"
. IIIIIIII İERIhhiH
b) if the carpenter decided the distance between
boards was too large, would it be possible to addidioHa
an extra board by decreasing the space between
each board? Explain. Note: dashes are commonlyL
placed between whole numbers and fractions so
217"
21
is not mistaken for
2-5/8"
8
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a) A fence is to have seven boards between two posts so that the space between each board is the same. Calculate the distance between each board Answer as a fraction 6. 21-7/8" . IIIIIIII İERIhhiH b) if the carpenter decided the distance between boards was too large, would it be possible to addidioHa an extra board by decreasing the space between each board? Explain. Note: dashes are commonlyL placed between whole numbers and fractions so 217" 21 is not mistaken for 2-5/8" 8

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