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    only 51 percent of the colony

    Is "percent" always singular? No chance for "51 percents"?

    ex)...A year and half later, only 51 percent of the colony had acquired it...

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    Re: only 51 percent of the colony

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Is "percent" always singular? Yes.
    No chance for "51 percents"? No.
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    Re: only 51 percent of the colony

    It means 51 out of a hundred or 51 in every hundred, so you clearly couldn't add an s to hundred.

    Rover

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