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Commonly Confused Words
fewer / less
Fewer refers to individual items; less refers to bulk or quantity: "Fewer than 10 students received a fellowship." "She had less than $50 in her wallet." (Here, $50 is considered a singular lump sum; however: "She had fewer than 50 $1 bills in her wallet.")
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide