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Population Growth

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Follow the link to the passage, then answer the following question:

According to paragraph 6, what are the population implications of the recent trends in fertility among racial and ethnic minorities?

A

If fertility rates continue to decline amongst racial and ethnic minorities, no racial or ethnic change will be seen in the U.S.

B

If current fertility trends continue, by the year 2042, more than half the population will be non-Hispanic white.

C

Immigration has had little to no effect on the racial makeup of the U.S., but fertility trends amongst racial and ethnic minorities could change that.

D

A continued and persistent decline in fertility rates of minorities could adversely affect the pace at which the minority population is growing in the U.S.