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Definition of how many in English:

What number: how many books did you sell?
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  • Among other things, it can be used to find how many days old you are and the weekday you were born.
  • On Unix systems, there is a limit set in the kernel on how many open file descriptors are allowed on the system.
  • We would like to know how many calls does it take to evaluate the n th Fibonacci number if we follow the given recurrence.
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