» Answers & Explanations to Examkrackers MCAT Simulated Exams
MCAT 2015 exam #2, Biology error
Old Posted: 6/11/2015 12:59:52 PM   #1
 
Join Date: 1/4/2015 1:00:00 AM

Default  MCAT 2015 exam #2, Biology error

In the biology section, question #136, I believe there is an error in the answer choice. 
The question states that 0.25% of the population have the recessive disease, so q^2 = .0025, the solution then says that q must be equal to .005, but shouldn't q be equal to .05?
That means that p = .95, and 2pq = 2(.95)(.05) = .095 
Therefore the correct answer would be option C, as it is closer to 10%
  Reply With Quote
Old Posted: 7/6/2015 12:25:16 PM   #2
 
Join Date: 9/20/2012 12:00:00 AM

Default  Yes

Yes I found this same error and also believe it would be 9.5% and the closest answer is 10%
  Reply With Quote




Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



The time now is 7:29 PM.