Is it correct to say half of my fruits is bananas? Check out today’s LS Refresher video and find out.
According to University of Toronto, with fractions, percentages and indefinite quantifiers (e.g., all, few, many, much, some), the verb agrees with the preceding noun or clause:
With a singular or non-count noun or clause, use a singular verb:
Ex: One-third of this article is taken up with statistical analysis.
With a plural noun, use a plural verb:
Ex: One-third of the students have graduate degrees.
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