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1-46.

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

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

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 betweenand feet.