>Episode 3: Revenge of the Mutants
How to violate an assumption...
Does it violate H-W assumptions?
|yes no||Cosmic rays induce mutations in the blue-haired allele. Violation -- mutations violate the H-W assumptions.|
|yes no||Blue-haired people only marrying other blue-haired people (and having kids). Violation -- this constitutes non-random mating .|
|yes no||Population approaching zero growth. No violation-- population growth or lack of growth is not one of the H-W assumptions.|
|yes no||Lower reproduction of blue-haired people compared to brown-haired. Violation -- differential reproduction is a hallmark of natural selection.|
|yes no||Population restricted to a single apartment building. Violation -- an apartment building is a small population, so chance effects can be magnified.|
|yes no||Population growing very rapidly. No violation -- H-W doesn't care if the population is growing.|
|yes no||Immigration of Blue-haired carriers from Lithuania. Violation -- migration invalidates H-W conditions.|
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