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    #1

    Isn't

    Shouldn't the following sentence start with "aren't"?

    Isn't three centers too many?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Isn't

    Yes.


    A: Aren't three centers too many?
    B: Yes, three centers are too many.


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    #3

    Re: Isn't

    I believe you can use isn't if you also use much:
    Isn't three centers too much?
    Aren't three centers too many?

    When you say too many, you automatically count something (-> plural), which is in our case three centers.

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