Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium

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Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium
« on: 05/04/2006 01:11:10 »
Impossible isn't it?

So are there no instances in which Hardy Weinberg is accurate?



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Re: Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium
« Reply #1 on: 05/04/2006 02:06:08 »
I thought the Hardy-Weinberg model enables us to contrast a population's definite genetic make-up over time with the genetic structure we would expect if the population were in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium (i.e., not evolving).

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Re: Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium
« Reply #2 on: 05/04/2006 02:06:12 »
Not knowing what you were referring to, I did a quick google.

It seems that Hardy Weinberg deals with an ideal situation, so I am not sure how accuracy comes into it, since the real world is never ideal.

As I say, this is merely my understanding from a superficial google, and no doubt you are asking this because you have been attending lectures on it.



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Re: Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium
« Reply #3 on: 05/04/2006 02:29:23 »
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Originally posted by another_someoneIt seems that Hardy Weinberg deals with an ideal situation, so I am not sure how accuracy comes into it, since the real world is never ideal.



 exactly what i was thinking[:D]

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