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Dec 22 2009   8:14PM GMT

One in five has or one in five have?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

Which is correct?

One in five computers ___ a fatal hard drive crash during its life span.
a. has
b. have

Answer: a.

The subject here is one: One computer has a fatal hard drive crash during its life span.

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