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labfinal1999 - Sample Mac Lab Final BIEB 100 Section....

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Sample Mac Lab Final BIEB 100 Section. ................................................. Please remember that the program and course content differed in previous years. Throughout remember to state Ho, Ha, assumptions of the test, and conclusions. Set a = 0.05, unless otherwise stated. 1. The proportion of the variance in any trait which is attributable to genetic effects can be estimated by regressing the values for the offspring on those of the parent (the proportion of the variance due to genes is called the heritability of the trait). The file heritability gives measures of mean offspring height (in inches), and of the average value of the two parents (in inches), for 15 families. For these data the slope of the regression of offspring on parents is an estimate of the heritability. Save the residuals. i. What is the estimated heritability (+ standard error) of height for this population? ii.
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