In a fish tank 8/11 of the fish have red a stripe on them. If 16 of the fish have red stripes how many total fish are in the tank?

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Collegegirl763

x - the number of fish
8/11 of the fish have a red stripe.
16 of the fish have a red stripe.
[latex]\frac{8}{11}x=16 \\ x=16 \times \frac{11}{8} \\ x=2 \times 11 \\ x=22[/latex]
There are 22 fish in the tank.