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What is the frequency of the white flower color allele in this population of snapdragons if In snapdragons, there are two alleles for flower color, red flower color (R) and white flower color (r)? The heterozygotes have pink flowers. In a particular population of snapdragons, 81% of the flowers are red.





A. 0.1
B. 0.3
C. 0.5
D. 0.9

This question is part of Hardy Weinberg Quiz
Asked by Soffe, Last updated: Jan 18, 2020

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Neave Corr

Neave Corr

Answered Jun 11, 2019

After using p^2+2pq+q^2=1 to get the previous answer, sub the 0.9 in to p+q=1 to get 0.1.

 

Soffe

Soffe

Answered Apr 26, 2018

0.1

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