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The amount of young people and blacks in the nation s farm

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The amount of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm population declined sharply from 1970 to 1974.

(A) The amount of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm population declined sharply from 1970 to 1974.
(B) The amount of young people and blacks of the nation’s farm population had a sharp decline from 1970 to 1974.
(C) The number of young people and blacks among the nation’s farm population had a decline that was sharp from 1970 to 1974.
(D) Between 1970 and 1974, the amount of young people and blacks among the nation’s farm population sharply declined.
(E) Between 1970 and 1974, the number of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm population declined sharply.
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Re: The amount of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2012, 01:00
I believe answer should be E

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people is a countable noun i.e we will use number of
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Re: The amount of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2012, 01:08
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I believe answer should be E

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people is a countable noun i.e we will use number of


My bad. Yes, The OA is E. OA has been updated.
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Re: The amount of young people and blacks in the nation’s farm [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2012, 02:54
It is a clean E. We cannot say amount of people. So E i the right ans
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