In the library at Lenape Elementary School, there are 3 8 as many fiction books as there are nonfiction books. There are

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In the library at Lenape Elementary School, there are
3
8
as many fiction books as there are nonfiction books. There are 44 books in the school library. How many books are fiction books?

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Jade 2 months 2021-09-27T13:53:45+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-09-27T13:55:07+00:00

    Question:

    In the library at Lenape Elementary School, there are 3/8  as many fiction books as there are nonfiction books. There are 44 books in the school library. How many books are fiction books?

    Answer:

    There are 12 fiction books in library

    Solution:

    Let “x” be the number of non fiction books

    Then given that,

    There are 3/8  as many fiction books as there are nonfiction books

    Fiction\ books = \frac{3}{8}x

    There are 44 books in the school library

    Therefore,

    Non fiction books + fiction books = 44

    x + \frac{3x}{8} = 44\\\\\8x + 3x = 44 \times 8\\\\11x = 44 \times 8\\\\x = 4 \times 8\\\\x = 32

    How many books are fiction books?

    Fiction\ books = \frac{3}{8}x = \frac{3 \times 32 }{8} = 12

    Thus there are 12 fiction books in library

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