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Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis

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Comparing Mitosis and Meiosis

This activity contains 5 questions.

Question 1
1 Mitosis occurs in _____; meiosis occurs in _____.
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Question 2
2 Looking through a light microscope at a cell undergoing division, you see that the condensed chromosomes have lined up along the midline of the cell. The homologous pairs are NOT joined in tetrads. Each chromosome takes its own place in line, independent of its homolog. You are witnessing _____.
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Question 3
3 Fertilization joins _____ to produce a _____.
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Question 4
4 Duplication of the chromosomes to produce sister chromatids _____.
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Question 5
5 If it weren't for _____, chromosome number would double with every generation of sexual reproduction.
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