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24 students. 2/3 have brown hair, the rest blond hair. How many students have brown hair. What fraction of the students have blonde hair and how many students is that?

Divide 24 by 2/3 = 16
Divide 24 by 1/3 = 8
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Brown Hair: 2/3 of 24= 2*24/3=2*8=16
the rest? 1/3 of 24= 24/8=8
check: 16+8=24
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