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8-71.

Beth is creating a wildflower garden, and she is going to build the flowerbed in the shape of a regular hexagon. Each side of the flowerbed will be 1 yard long. Homework Help ✎

What will the area of the garden be in square yards?

A packet of wildflower seeds covers 10 square feet. How many packets of wildflower seeds will Beth need?

Use the Math Notes box in Lesson 8.4.1 to calculate the area of a regular hexagon.

1 yd^{2} is 3 ft by 3 ft.