HW Problems - Chapter 23 Additional Hardy-Weinberg...

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Chapter 23 – Additional Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Problems1.If 9% of an African population is born with a severe form of sickle-cell anemia (ss), what percentage of the population will be more resistant to malaria because they are heterozygous (Ss) for the sickle-cell gene?2.This is a classic data set on wing coloration in the scarlet tiger moth (Panaxia dominula). Coloration in this species had been previously shown to behave as a single-locus, two-allele system with incomplete dominance. Data for 1612 individuals are given below:White-spotted (AA) =1469; Intermediate (Aa) = 138; Little spotting (aa) =5Calculate the following frequencies: A, a, AA, Aa, aa

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