404. In the 1980â€™s the rate of increase of the minority population of the United States was nearly twice as fast as the 1970â€™s.
(A) twice as fast as
(B) twice as fast as it was in
(C) twice what it was in
(D) two times faster than that of
(E) two times greater than
B is the best choice here. You need to compare the rate of increase of 1980 to that of 1970's...not rate of increase to 1970's as the sentence incorrectly does.
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