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## Homework Statement

Starting with 75 light-colored beans and 25 dark-colored beans, the 100 beans represent my gene pool. Light beans = F and dark beans = f.

p = (total F alleles) / (total number of beans used)

And now I'm stuck where it's asking me to "practice determining the initial allele frequencies (p and q) for both F and F alleles, but change the top number to genotype ff x 2."

## Homework Equations

Hardy-Weinberg equation = p^2 + 2pq + q^2 = 1

## The Attempt at a Solution

I got this far:

I have 75 light beans and 25 dark beans. Light beans = F and dark beans = f.

Number of offspring with genotype FF (2 light beans) = 75 x 2 = 150

Number of offspring with genotype Ff (one dark one light) = 25 x 1 = 25

Total F alleles = 175

I thought to find the allele frequencies of p and q in the next generation I had to square them and then do 2pq and add it, but nothing I do adds up to 1.