Reading Quiz 4 - Reading Quiz 4 Natural Selection I

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Reading Quiz 4 – Natural Selection I What does the pattern component of the theory of evolution by natural selection state? *The characteristics of populations change over time, in response to changes in the    environment. What does the process component of the theory of natural selection state? * Evolution occurs because individuals with certain heritable characteristics produce    the most offspring. What observations suggest that in  M. tuberculosis,  antibiotic resistance is a trait with heritable  variation?  * Some individuals are more resistant to antibiotics than others, and pass this trait    on to offspring. What observations suggest that in environments containing antibiotics, 
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