You would like to know whether the progeny of a pair of mated fruit flies are distributed among the resulting four phenotypic classes in a 1:1:1:1 ratio. You perform a chi-square test and obtain a p value of 0.04. Assuming you have done the test correctly, select the best interpretation of this result.

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asked Nov 21, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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The differences between the observed and expected counts are too large to be attributed to chance.

answered Nov 21, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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