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mrsdryson is divding her collection of 52 glass bears into equal groups. she has 1 bear left over. how many did mrs.dryson make

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How many what? Groups?

52-1 = 51

3 * 17 = 51

So it can be either 3 groups of 17 or 17 groups of 3.

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