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Im having a hard time figuring out how to calculate this using the allele frequency. I know that r+R= 1 but which would make R=.3 but that is not the answer. How fo I calculate this? 

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15. In a population of plants, RR is the red flowers, Rr pink and rr white. What would be
the phenotypic frequency of pink flowered plants if the allelic frequency of r= .7?
a. 0.09
b. 0.3
c. 0.42
d. 0.49
e. 0.7
RR
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Pinko
White
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-3 15. In a population of plants, RR is the red flowers, Rr pink and rr white. What would be the phenotypic frequency of pink flowered plants if the allelic frequency of r= .7? a. 0.09 b. 0.3 c. 0.42 d. 0.49 e. 0.7 RR 1 Pinko White

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In this given population, the single locus allelic frequency is given as r = 0.7. Therefore according to Hardy Weinburg principle allelic frequency of R = 0.3.

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