Should it be "How many twelves have 132?"

Notes: The question intends to find out how many 12's are there in number 132? answer being 12 x 11 = 132 or 11.


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I'm assuming that you wouldn't say "132 are my lucky number".

Is this context any different from "132 has 11 12's"?

"132" here is just a numeral on its own and not counting anything, and so it is singular. By this reasoning, the question should be "How many 12's has 132?"

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