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# John was building a new fence, and he wants it to stand 8 1/2 feet above ground level To make sure it is secure he must place it 2 3/4 feet into the ground How long of a post should John buy?

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John was building a new fence, and he wants it to stand 8 1/2 feet above ground level To make sure it is secure he must place it 2 3/4 feet into the ground How long of a post should John buy?

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