Ch 10: Analytic Methods in Genetics for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution

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Learning objectives

  • Use the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium equation.
  • Study the evolutionary agents associated with the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium principle.
  • Find out how test crossing can determine a person's dominant trait type.
  • Provide a definition of back crossing.
  • Learn why offspring are known as f1 or f2 generations.

5 Lessons in Chapter 10: Analytic Methods in Genetics for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution
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Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium I: Overview

1. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium I: Overview

In this lesson, we'll examine population genetics in greater detail. We'll also explore notions of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium for large, stable populations. Is the genetic makeup of our flying hamster population changing? The Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium can serve as a reference point as we try to answer population genetics questions.

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium II: The Equation

2. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium II: The Equation

The Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium equation is represented by a polynomial, so we'll have to do some calculations. Don't be intimidated; a few coin tosses can help us make sense of allelic frequencies in a given gene pool.

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium III: Evolutionary Agents

3. Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium III: Evolutionary Agents

In this lesson, you'll learn how the Hardy-Weinberg equation relates to different evolutionary agents and population changes. Discover how the equation may be used to discover populations that are not in equilibrium.

Analyzing Genetics With a Testcross

4. Analyzing Genetics With a Testcross

Genetic experiments can get pretty complicated. Sometime you just need a simple, reliable method for testing genetics, and that's where the testcross comes in handy. In this lesson we will look at what this is and how to use it.

Biometry and Statistics

5. Biometry and Statistics

In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of biometry and the fields where it can be applied. Explore specific examples of how it may be applied in many of these fields.

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