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If the frequency of having light colored hair in the human population is 0.4, and that of having dimples is 0.5, then what is the probability that any given individual will have either light colored hair or dimples or both? (Assume that these traits are independent of one another.) a. 0.7 b. 0.3 c. 0.6 d. 0.2

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  1. blues
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    You will need to use the Hardy Weinburg equation. \[1 = p^2 + 2pq + q^2\] where p^2 is the frequency of the dominant homozygous individuals, 2pq is the frequency of heterozygotes and q^2 is the frequency of recessive homozygous individuals in the total population. Is that helpful enough, or would you like to work through the problem in more detail?

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    can yo plz solve the problem using the equation

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