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What is the equation for Hardy-Weinberg and what does what do p, q, 2pq, p^2, and q^2 represent
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The equation is commonly used in genetics to calculate the expected genotype frequencies from the allelic frequencies (you have to read the previous link to get this, unless you already know about alleles and that kind of stuff). This eq is very popular and useful in population genetics studies.
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