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# The state with the greatest fraction of its population

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The state with the greatest fraction of its population in urban areas, if the urban areas are
considered to include the suburbs, is California. The West is highly urbanized, but California is
exceptional even in that region: 91 percent of its population lives in urban areas.
Geographically, however, California is rural: 96 percent of its land is outside urban areas.

If all of the statements are true, which of the following is best supported on the basis of them?

A. No state has a smaller fraction of its population in rural areas than California has.
B. The current rate of population growth in California’s urban areas exceeds that current rate
of population growth in California’s rural areas.
C. In California 96 percent of the population lives on 9 percent of the land.
D. No state has a smaller area devoted to urban settlement than California has.
E. California’s population density is among the highest of all states in the United States.

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