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Is the word 'of' necessary in following two sentences? ... first a dip of roughly ***one-third*** the total number of visitors from 2002 to 2003 ... According to this pie chart, ***a third of*** students’ leisure time is spent watching TV.
Jul 13, 2019 12:38 AM
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Yes, 'of' is necessary. Whenever you talk of fractions, percentages 'of' is required. 45% of students are expected to pass 2/3 of the population take a holiday each year. Three quarters of all houses have 3 rooms or more.
July 13, 2019
Yes. they do not work with the "of" removed.
July 13, 2019
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July 13, 2019
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