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# Part of the proposed increase in state education spending is

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30 Jun 2018, 11:00
beatgmat2016 wrote:
Hi,

Can someone explain what's the subject of "has reached" in option D? I couldn't connect the verb with any subject here. Many thanks

Hi beatgmat2016, the subject is the number of students.
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26 Jul 2018, 18:50
A: Has Subject/Verb agreement error.
B: With a number of students growing steadily - awkward construction
C: Since students in public school have grown steadily in number since - Not correct
D: Correct
E: Its not the students who have grown steadily in number - Incorrect

Ans: D
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05 Aug 2018, 21:24
Part of the proposed increase in state education spending is due to higher enrollment, since the number of students in public schools have grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are at a record high.

(A) enrollment, since the number of students in public schools have grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are at - The number of students is singular. A number of students is plural

(B) enrollment, with a number of students in public schools growing steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, reaching- it reached a record high so, it should be in simple past

(C) enrollment: since students in public schools have grown steadily in number since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, have reached-: and since conveys same meaning so it is reduntant and students have reached record high is incorrect, number of students reached record high is correct

(D) enrollment: the number of students in public schools has grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, has reached -correct SV agreement

(E) enrollment: students in public schools have grown steadily in number, since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are at- students are not at record high, number of students are at record high so, it is incorrect
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