Need history help: What does the word, quorum, in the passage means? (Consitutional Convention)

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The word quorum in in the passage means...

A. a select group of the best people.

B. the magnum number that may be admitted to a group. (I got wrong on B.)

C. a majority of voting members.

D. the minimum number needed to conduct official business.

One of the Q&A in the Passage

FAQs about the Consitutional Convention

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Q. When did the delegates assemble?

A. The meeting was called for May 14, 1787, but a quorum was not present until May 25.

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Dec 2nd, 2015

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quorum is the the minimum number of people needed to conduct an official business

so the choice D is the correct one

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