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1. Explain the concept of survivorship. What is Type I, Type II, and Type III survivorship? Give an example of each type and explain how survivorship relates to population change.
2. Give 3 types of population dispersion with an example of each.
Random - The position of an individual is independent from that of other individuals in the population. This pattern usually arises as a result of a lack of strong attractive or repulsive forces between individuals or where physical factors are uniform. For example, windblown species such as dandelions are randomly distributed from their spores drifting within the wind. 3. Name and explain two factors that affect population growth rates.

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