Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 20 - Genes Within Populations - Review Questions - Understand: 1

Answer

A.

Work Step by Step

Hardy-Weinberg looks at genotype (A.) rather then allele frequency (B.) even though allele frequency determines genotypes. C. is wrong since assortative mating is a violation of the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and, by definition, will alter frequencies, and D. is wrong because assortative mating would have the opposite effect, increasing the proportion of homozygotes.
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