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A stack of six bricks is two feet high. Use that information to answer the questions below.

  1. How many bricks are in a stack feet high?

    Use the diagram to the right for help. How many -foot sections fit into a stack feet high?

    Looking at the diagram, count the number of -foot stacks.

    There are -foot stacks.

    ( two-foot stacks)( bricks per two-foot stack) = bricks

  1. How high is a stack of bricks?

    In part (a), you found that bricks make a stack feet high.
    Since = , a stack of bricks should be one-third the height of a stack of bricks.

    The stack of bricks is feet, inches, or inches.
    This is also between and feet.