[Grammar] A selection of ...are/is...

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LaMelange

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Hello teachers,
Is the following sentence grammatically correct?

A selection of these are shown in Figure 6.

I am not sure.
Thank you.
 
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Yes, it shows you the frequencies of "a selection is" and "a selection are" in English texts.
 

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And it shows you that both are used, but one dominates.
 
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