Why does the author provide the information in paragraph 4 that the commercial classes never exceeded 10 percent of the population? A. To argue that the wealth created by the commercial revolution benefited only a small number of people B. To challenge the view that the commercial classes made up a majority of the population of Europe C. To suggest a reason that the commercial revolution ended around A. D. 1300 D. To emphasize the point that the commercial revolution was brought about by a small part of the population