I counted the dots in many ways to clarify my answer. Some of them are listed below:
The diagram shown is a way I would count the dots. I would place rectangles in straight columns to count how many dots there are
I did the same thing in this one, except the box’s orientation was different. The top one and this one are pretty similar and I
find it easiest to understand. Some people may disagree with me, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion.