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There are five organisms and each has certain traits, the description of these trait are given in a to h. Below the descriptions the organisms are...

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There are five organisms and each has certain traits, the description of these trait are given in a to h.
Below the descriptions the organisms are listed with the description that applies to them. Rank the fossils of organisms A–E from most common to least common. If two fossils have the same commonness, put in the same category.

So basically rank from 1-5 which organism has the most chance of forming a fossil

Description
a) soft body with no skeleton
b) soft body covered by hard shell
c) lives where sediment is not being deposited
d) lives near the shore of a river or ocean
e) large population and long existence
f) small population and short existence
g) lives where oxygen content is low
h) lives where oxygen content is high


Organism A has: a,d,e,g
Organism B has: a,d,f,g
Organism C has: a,c,e,h
Organism D has: a,c,f,h
Organism E has: b,d,e,g
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1. E (Most common)
2. A
3. B
4. C
5. D (Least common)
Explanation:
Factors b, d, e, g can be called favorable for formation as well as preservation of fossils
since; hard bodies might be...

This question was asked on Jan 23, 2013 and answered on Jan 23, 2013.

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