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The incidence of a specific type of gene in a population.  []

How to calculate it[]

The allele frequency is calculated by dividing the number of times the type of gene is observed in a population by the total number of genes for the type you are looking at.  []

What is it used for?[]

The changes in an allele frequency are used as evidence of evolution or genetic change within a population.  It is also a key component of the hardy wienberg model.  []

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