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The brain is something of a stimulus-reduction system, a means to reduce in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount of stimuli that reaches the senses at any given moment.

1) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount
2) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite number

3) the means of reducing for comprehending the nearly infinite number
4) the means that reduces, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount

5) the means for reducing in order to comprehend the nearly infinite amount
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2003, 00:19
I vote for (2)

number vs. amount

the number is correct since stimuli are countable.

But is it correct?

the nearly infinite number of stimuli that reaches
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2003, 05:55
stimuli is a plural of a stimulus.

One stimulus
Two stimuli
Three stimuli
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The nearly infinite number of stimuli :wink:
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Re: SC: Stimuli A Countable Noun-No Way? [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2003, 12:49
[quote="Curly05"]The brain is something of a stimulus-reduction system, a means to reduce in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount of stimuli that reaches the senses at any given moment.

1) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount
2) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite number

Hey check your typing. in the original one (not in choice 1), comma after comprehense is clearly wrong, 2 correct it
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Re: SC: Stimuli A Countable Noun-No Way?   [#permalink] 29 Oct 2003, 12:49
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