How many pairs of chromosomes are in a human's sex cells?

I know that humans have 23 chromosomes in their sex cells, but how many pairs are there? What I want to know is the number of pairs that are in the sex cells, not the somatic cells. I know that the body cells contain 46 chromosomes, 23 pairs, but how many pairs are in the sex cells if they only contain 23... show more I know that humans have 23 chromosomes in their sex cells, but how many pairs are there? What I want to know is the number of pairs that are in the sex cells, not the somatic cells. I know that the body cells contain 46 chromosomes, 23 pairs, but how many pairs are in the sex cells if they only contain 23 chromosomes? Thank you.
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