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I’m writing a dissertation on network security. I’m unsure which of the following to use:
- ...89.9%, which is 57 million users.
- ...89.9%, which are 57 million users.
Technically it should be are because it refers to a plural amount of people, but it doesn’t sound right to me considering that 57 million is in a sense one group.