On average, out of every 100 eggs laid in large population ofstarlings, 4 chicks die from acute respiratory problems shortlyafter emerging from the egg, a genetic disease determined by asingle gene. Chicks suffering from the disease have two copies ofallele r. The other 96 individuals have at lease one copy of thedominant allele, R, have normal respiratory funtion.

A. Assuming random random mating,estimate q, the frequency of the r allele, among theeggs.

B. Approximmately how many eggsout of 100 will produce heterozygous ("carrier") chicks?

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Reid Wolff
Reid WolffLv2
28 Sep 2019

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