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Enrique has four strips of unfinished molding that she wants to use to frame the two pictures. Each strip is 36 inches long. Assuming there is no wastage or overlap of molding, what is the minimum length of molding, in inches, Enrique still requires to frame both the pictures? Show your work and explain your reasoning in complete sentences.

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    You need to find the perimeter of the two rectangles. Then subtract the amount of molding she has from the combined perimeters.

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    Is that top left picture a square?

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    yeah there suppose to be squares

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    Well the bottom left one looks like a rectangle, not a square

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    A square has all four sides equal.

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    i know. i just don't like how the drawing thing works

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    Nothing wrong with that, just useful information to help you

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    You do know how to find the perimeter?

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    yes lol

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    lol ok then

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    So, then find the perimeter?

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    And that will be the answer?

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