Each year, a tree grows a new layer of wood. These layers can be seen at the cut end of the stem and appear as a series of circles within circles. The number of rings in the stem equals the number of years the tree has been growing. Find the growth rings on the butt of cut trees at the farm or lot. Tell us how old they are.

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