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# A bookstore has received 8 different books, of which 3/8 are novels, 2

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A bookstore has received 8 different books, of which 3/8 are novels, 25% are study guides, and the remainder are textbooks. If all books must be placed on one shelf displaying new items and if books in the same category have to be shelved next to each other, how many different arrangements of books are possible?

A) 18

B) 36

C) 72

D) 216

E) 432

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16 Aug 2017, 14:44
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16 Aug 2017, 21:07
LakerFan24 wrote:
A bookstore has received 8 different books, of which 3/8 are novels, 25% are study guides, and the remainder are textbooks. If all books must be placed on one shelf displaying new items and if books in the same category have to be shelved next to each other, how many different arrangements of books are possible?

A) 18

B) 36

C) 72

D) 216

E) 432

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