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    #1

    that are present

    Why is this plural for salt, which is uncountable?
    that are present

    The majority of salt in the Great Salt Lake is a remnant of dissolved salt that are present in all fresh water. As the water evaporated, the traces of dissolved salts were gradually concentrated in the shrinking lake.

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    Re: that are present

    "Salt" can be plural. There are many salts other than sodium chloride (table salt). However, the sentence is incorrect. In the first sentence, the second "salt" should be "salts".

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