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# The school board decided to reduce the number of children attending th

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The school board decided to reduce the number of children attending the after-school program, to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger.

(A) program, to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger

(B) program, to make greater the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities greater

(C) program, to make greater the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and it decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities greater

(D) program and to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and it also decided to allocate more money to extracurricular activities

(E) program, and to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger

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The school board decided to reduce the number of children attending the after-school program, to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger.

(A) program, to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger

(B) program, to make greater the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and they decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities greater

(C) program, to make greater the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and it decided to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities greater

(D) program and to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and it also decided to allocate more money to extracurricular activities

(E) program, and to increase the amount of time allocated for each mathematics or science class, and to make the money allocated to extracurricular activities larger

The subject is THE SCHOOL BOARD, which is SINGULAR.
Eliminate A and B.
Amount is non-countable, Hence greater is wrong. Eliminate C.
Money is also non-countable, Hence larger is wrong. Eliminate E.

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