Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 15 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 313: 3


17%, which is consistent with Fig. 15.9.

Work Step by Step

To get this number, find the percentage of the total individuals (1883-add up all flies listed in the question) represented by the recombinants (black-normal and gray-vestigial; 320). Do a similar calculation with the numbers in Fig. 15.9 and you will get a similar frequency, expected since the same genes are being looked at here and in Fig. 15.9.
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