# Using the Hardy–Weinberg Law in Human Genetics Using Table 19.1, determine the frequencies of p and q that result in the greatest proportion of heterozygotes in a population. TABLE 19.1 Heterozygote Frequencies for Recessive Traits

### Human Heredity: Principles and Iss...

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Michael Cummings
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305251052

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### Human Heredity: Principles and Iss...

11th Edition
Michael Cummings
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305251052
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## Using the Hardy–Weinberg Law in Human GeneticsUsing Table 19.1, determine the frequencies of p and q that result in the greatest proportion of heterozygotes in a population.TABLE 19.1 Heterozygote Frequencies for Recessive Traits

Summary Introduction

To determine: The frequencies of p and q that result in the greatest proportion of heterozygotes in a population using table 19.1 given in the book.

Introduction: The allele frequency refers to number of times an allele occurs at a specific locus within a population. It can be represented as percentage or in fraction. The allele frequency is indicative of variation at a particular locus.

### Explanation of Solution

According to the table given, to find the frequencies of p and q alleles, Hardy-Weinberg law can be used.

It is given that

q2= (1/ 100)

q = (0.1)

So the allele frequency of q allele is 0...

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