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Biology (MindTap Course List)

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Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938

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11th Edition
Eldra Solomon + 3 others
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ISBN: 9781337392938
Chapter 23.1, Problem 1LO
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State two justifications for the use of scientific names and classifications of organisms.

Summary Introduction

To state: The two justifications for the use of scientific names and classifications of organisms.

Introduction: The branch of science, which deals with the scientific study of diversity and evolutionary relationship of organisms, is known as systematic.

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Taxonomy is an important aspect of systematics. It deals with the naming, description, and classification of the organisms. Classification is the arrangement of organisms into various groups on the basis of similarities which reflect “evolutionary relationship between descendants and their ancestors”.

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