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Question from anne, a student:

mark has 312 books in his case. he has 11 times as many fiction books as non fiction books. how many fiction books does mark have?

Hi Anne,

So Mark can organize the books on his shelf on groups of 12. Each group has 1 non fiction book and 11 fiction books. How many groups of 12 are there?


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