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A certain segment of DNA can be used as a molecular clock. Its rate of mutation is one mutation per 10 million years. Examine the DNA segments from two different species: Species A: CTTAAGCTAGTAAGGACC Species B: CATAAGTTAGTAAGGTCC Using this example, explain how this information can be used to determine how long ago these two species shared a common ancestor.

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