15 Apr 2012 — There's

With which noun should "there" agree?

There's a couple ways to solve this problem.

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There's a couple ways to solve this problem.

2.

of ways.

There's a couple ways to solve this problem.

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The agreement is between be and the noun in the quantity phrase. are → a couple of ways.

There're a couple ways to solve this problem. (informal contraction)

There are a couple ways to solve this problem. (written form)