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While organizing his bookshelf, Michael noticed that he had 8 more science-fiction novels than spy novels. If he owns 26 science-fiction and spy novels, how many of each type of novel does he own? Explain how you found your solution.

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1. s = spy novels

s + s + 8 = 26

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