This p-value is not significant, the null hypothesis is upheld, and we say that the population is in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. A p-value of 0.02 means that there is a 2% probability that the genotype differences are due to chance and 98% chance that they are not due to chance.

## How is the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium P-value calculated?

To calculate the allelic frequencies we simply **divide the number of** S or F alleles by the total number of alleles: 94/128 = 0.734 = p = frequency of the S allele, and 34/128 = 0.266 = q = frequency of the F allele.

## How do you find the p-value for allele frequencies?

**The allele frequencies are calculated as follows:**

- p’ = p
^{2}+ 50% x 2pq. - q’ = q
^{2}+ 50% x 2pq.

## How do you calculate P and Q?

To find q, simply **take the square root of 0.09 to get 0.3**. Since p = 1 – 0.3, then p must equal 0.7. 2pq = 2 (0.7 x 0.3) = 0.42 = 42% of the population are heterozygotes (carriers).

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- The frequency of the recessive allele. …
- The frequency of the dominant allele. …
- The frequency of heterozygous individuals.

## What does the p variable represent in the Hardy-Weinberg equation?

According to the Hardy-Weinberg principle, the variable p often represents **the frequency of a particular allele, usually a dominant one**.

## Is the Hardy-Weinberg model realistic?

Explanation: All of the answer choices are assumptions made when considering Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. Thus, the **model is not very realistic in nature**, since these conditions are rarely met. Also, no natural selection is assumed to occur.

## Is there a way to mathematically calculate evolution?

The Hardy-Weinberg equation is a mathematical equation that can be used to calculate the genetic variation of a population at equilibrium.