AP-Bio-HW-23-091218 - Homework#23:Chapter23(dueFriday...

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Homework #23 : Chapter 23 (due Friday)  Concept Map: 10 points Population Genetics 1. Explain the statement “It is the population, not the individual, that evolves.” 2. Explain how Mendel’s particulate hypothesis of inheritance provided much-needed support for Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. 3. Distinguish between discrete and quantitative traits. Explain how Mendel’s laws of inheritance apply to quantitative traits. 4. Explain what is meant by “the modern synthesis.” 5. Define the terms population, species, and gene pool. 6. Explain why meiosis and random fertilization alone will not alter the frequency of alleles or genotypes in a population. 7. List the five conditions that must be met for a population to remain in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. 8. Write the Hardy-Weinberg equation. Use the equation to calculate allele frequencies when the frequency of homozygous recessive individuals in a population is 25%. Mutation and Sexual Recombination
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AP-Bio-HW-23-091218 - Homework#23:Chapter23(dueFriday...

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