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Can someone tell me the meaning of "small minority" in the following paragraph?
Iltumish was a good administrator and was very tolerant of others religions. He was genuinely kind at heart, but knew that the Muslims were in a small minority and that they would be safer if the Hindus were reasonably satisfied.
A majority of something is more than 50 percent of that thing.
A minority of something is less than 50 percent of that thing.
A small minority is much less than 50 percent of that thing, probably less than 25 percent.