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A straight picket fence is composed of x pickets each of whi

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Bunuel Please can you explain how (X pickets) mean (X-1 fences).

Later why the distance between 2 pickets :6: has been multiple with X-1?

Appreciate your help.
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Bunuel Please can you explain how (X pickets) mean (X-1 fences).

Later why the distance between 2 pickets :6: has been multiple with X-1?

Appreciate your help.


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Next, each space is 6 inches wide, so if there are x-1 spaces then the width of the spaces is 6(x-1).
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