Between 1990 and 2000, the number of Americans aged 45 to 64 was projected to increase from 47 million to 61 million,

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Between 1990 and 2000, the number of Americans aged 45 to 64 was projected to increase from 47 million to 61 million, while the number of Americans aged 18 to 24 was projected to decrease from 26 million to 25 million. According to this projection, which of the following is closest to the ratio of the percent increase in the 45-to-64 age group to the percent decrease in the 18-to-24 age group?

A) 5 to 1
B) 6 to 1
C) 8 to 1
D) 10 to 1
E) 14 to 1


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