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1. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amounts to one spoon of rice.

2. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice amount to one spoon of rice.

3. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice is one the table.

4. Two hundred and fifty-six grains of rice are on the table.

(Would you check the correct expressions? a little confused. Thank you.)

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  1. 1. the subject is plural, so the verb should be amount

    3. again the subject is plural so the verb should be are

    2 & 4 are correct

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  2. rfvv ~

    Now there are three of us who have said the same thing about these very sentences. Why are you asking about the same sentences so many times?

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