* **Myotonic dystrophy is an autosomal recessive disorder affecting 1 in 500 people in Quebec. What are the expected frequencies for the dominant and recessive alleles in the Quebec population? *

*a. Dominant?*

*b. Recessive? *

*c. What percent of the Quebec population would you expect to be homozygous for the normal (non-disease) allele? *

*d. Myotonic dystrophy affects one in 7500 people in all of Canada. What would be the expected frequency of carriers of myotonic dystrophy in Canada? *

*e. Assuming the population of Canada is 30 million people, what number of people in Canada would you expect to be carriers? *

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