Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 12 - Self-Quiz - Page 198: 6


a. 39

Work Step by Step

The diploid chromosome number of an organism equals the number of chromosomes each of its body cells has. The haploid chromosome number of an organism is half of its diploid chromosome number. Therefore, if dogs have a diploid chromosome number of 78, then its haploid chromosome number is half of that, which is 39.
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