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    Problem: Why is an understanding of genetics so important to an overall understanding of evolution?

    Evolution is a change in the gene pool of a population of organisms over time. All of evolution is based on genetic change.

    There are few reasons why the understanding of genetic is crucial to an overall understanding of evolution. Firstly, understanding genetics provides insight to the extent of genetic variation that exists in populations as a basis for future evolution. It ...

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