Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Genes Within Populations - Figure 20.16 - Data Analysis: 1


The graph for absolute infant mortality should have the same shape as that for percent infant mortality.

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This is the case since at any point on the curve, percent mortality is just absolute mortality divided by total population. Since a constant number is used as the divisor, the shape of the curve would be the same as the one already shown.
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