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On May first, in order to reduce the number of overdue books, a children`s library instituted a policy of forgiving fines and giving bookmarks to children returning all of their overdue books. On July first there were twice as many overdue books as there had been on May first, although a record number of books had been returned during the interim.Which of the following, if true, most helps to explain the apparent inconsistency in the results of the library`s policy?

【选项】The children were allowed to borrow a maximum of five books for a two-week period, and hence each child could keep a maximum of fifteen books beyond their due date within a two-month period.

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