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Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

On Aisha's holiday, $11$ days had some rain.

A morning rain was always followed by a clear afternoon.
An afternoon rain was always preceded by a clear morning.

A total of $9$ mornings and $12$ afternoons were clear.

How many days had no rain at all?

This problem is taken from the World Mathematics Championships
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