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In a large community of humans it is found that only 2% of the people do not have freckles (freckles result from a dominant gene). Determine the percentage of people who are heterozygous for the trait. Show your work.
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4 years ago
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4 years ago
This can be solved using Hardy-Weinberg theory.

f(no freckles) = q^2 = 2/100, so now find q

Now, as p+q = 1, find p

f(heterozygotes) = 2pq

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Thank you!
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