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The Hardy-Weinberg principle is a mathematical model that predicts the frequencies of alleles in a population that won't change from one generation to the next.
There are certain conditions that must be met by the population for Hardy-Weinberg to work
e.g. There must be random mating amongst the population
e.g. There must be no immigration or emigration in and out of the population.
p2 + 2pq + q2 = 1
..where p= the frequency of the dominant allele
q= the frequency of the recessive allele
[p2 = frequency of homozygous dominant genotype]
[2pq = frequency of heterozygous genotype]
[q2 = frequency of homozygous recessive genotype]
Using this equation, you can input known values of frequency of alleles or of genotype to find the frequency of genotype of another category of the population.see more