[Grammar] Another five weeks are/ is needed.

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wotcha

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1. Another five weeks are needed.

2. Another five weeks is needed.


Which is grammatical ?
 

Raymott

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1. Another five weeks are needed.

2. Another five weeks is needed.


Which is grammatical ?
They are both correct, depending on whether you mean one period of five weeks duration or five periods of one week duration.
 
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