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In the 1980's the rate of increase of the minority

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In the 1980's the rate of increase of the minority population of the United States was nearly twice as fast as the 1970'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
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A, B & D introduce rate of increase….as fast/faster than…which is unidiomatic. rates can be less/greater than but not faster/slower than/as fas as.

E wrongly compares rate of increase to 1970.
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C. Pretty straight forward, 'twice what it was in' the 1970's.
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In the 1980's the rate of increase of the minority population of the United States was nearly twice as fast as the 1970'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


We are comparing rates of increase , so we can not Fast / Great etc... for rates...

Thus option (C) is the best and the correct answer !!
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