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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 below for help.

    Six bricks stacked on top of each other with labels of 1 foot and 2 feet after the third brick and the top brick, with label: 6 bricks equal 2 feet.

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

  2. 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.