3015thEdC27RSG - Chapter 27 Reading Study Guide Quantitative Genetics General Genetics(BIO 301 I Chapter 27.1 Overview of Quantitative Traits A Section

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1 Chapter 27 Reading Study Guide Quantitative Genetics General Genetics (BIO 301) I. Chapter 27.1: Overview of Quantitative Traits A. Section Learning Objectives: 1. Define complex traits and quantitative traits. 2. Explain how quantitative traits may be described with a frequency distribution. B. Important Terms: Complex traits Quantitative traits Continuous traits Discontinuous traits Frequency distribution Normal distribution C. Assigned Figures : 27.1 D. Assigned Tables : 27.1 (Don t memorize but note the four types of traits and examples) E. Assigned Comprehension Questions: 1 and 2 F. Problem Sets and Insights Assigned Solved Problems: None G. Problem Sets and Insights Assigned Conceptual Questions : C1, C3, C4, C5, C6, C7 H. Problem Sets and Insights Assigned Experimental Questions: None
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2 II. Chapter 27.2: Statistical Methods for Evaluating Quantitative Traits A. Section Learning Objectives: 1. Explain the meanings of the following terms relating to quantitative traits: the mean, variance, standard deviation, and correlation coefficient.
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