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What are the main differences between Mitosis and Meiosis?

Mitosis: One division occurs, two identical cells are formed, occurs in body cells involved in growth and repair. 

Meiosis: Two divisions occur, four cells with genetic variation are formed, occurs in the formation of gametes (sex cells) 

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