Mrs. Riser wants to place 10 chairs along the walls in a rectangular gymnasium so that there are an equal number of chairs along each wall. How can it be done?

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Tom, on April 1, 2009 at 11:59 am said:She puts two chairs in two opposite corners, facing each other. Then she puts the remaining 8 chairs on the four walls, two on each side. So there will be 3 chairs on each side of the wall. Like this:

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