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Although it was expected that workers under forty would show hostility to the plan, the research report indicates that both younger and the older people approve of governmental appropriations for Social Security.
(A) younger and the older people
(B) younger people and the older
(C) the younger and the older people
(D) younger and older people
(E) people who are younger and those who are older

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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 08:03
D should be correct

"The" is an article which shows the specific groups

Also parallel structure is correct without the presence of this article on both sides

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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 18:54
Why cant it be C

'the younger and the older people' looks parallel..
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 20:44
(D)

Notice the statement does noy specify " that THE workers under forty...", so it should be "younger and older people"
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 21:08
D, as we are not talking about any specific group.... I agree with both rdg and trivikram

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