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Provide the best analysis of the causes what statement it takes an immense amount of land to support a family-among the Maya it probably required at least seventy acres for every five ppl?

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10/04/2010

Provide the best analysis of the causes of the following statement:

"It takes an immense amount of land to support a family-among the Maya, it probably required at least seventy acres for every five people."

Mayan society centered on small families who lived in seclusion from other family clans.

Mayan agriculture employed sophisticated farm techniques, allowing for the cultivation of large fields.

Mayan agriculture techniques quickly exhausted the nutrients in the soil.

Mayan cattle ranching required large fields for winter and summer grazing.