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genetics homework - BIO 182 Spring 2011 Name: Population...

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BIO 182 Spring 2011 Name: Population Genetics Homework The answers to these questions are due at the beginning of the next lab. Number your answers to correspond to the questions , type, and print out. You may circle the correct answer to #s 1-8, but #s 9-12 must be typed. A point will be deducted for gross errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format. 1. In the Hardy-Weinberg equation, what does p + q sum to? a. 0 b. 1 c. 2 d. 3 2. When the frequency of the HbA allele increases, what happens to the frequency of the HbS allele in the population? a. Increases b. Decreases c. Stays the same d. Changes randomly 3. In the Hardy-Weinberg equation, what does 2pq denote? a) The frequency of HbA-HbA homozygotes. b) The frequency of HbS-HbS homozygotes c) The frequency of HbS-HbA heterozygotes. d) The frequency of all genotypes in the population. 4. What happens to the frequency of HbS and HbA when the malarial death rate is set to 0?
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