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In a species of snake, a single gene determines scale color. The gene has two alleles, G (green) and g (blue);

simple dominance rules apply.  In a sampled population, it is determined that the g allele has a frequency of 0.172.



1.    What is the frequency of the G allele?  






2.    What are the three possible genotypes and their corresponding frequencies?  








In a population of 3,000 snakes, how many would you expect to have blue scales (gg)? 

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.828 GG (.686), Gg... View the full answer

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