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From: "Nicholas Penington" <>
Subject: [DNA] Re:Mutation rate and distant ancestors
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 11:59:24 -0500


>You have to square the differences here as well, so it wouldn't be
9,10,11, etc. If the "9" consists of 2+2+2+1+1+1, then you need to
calculate the probabilities of 15,16,17, etc. That makes a big
difference.

Thanks John I guess this fellow is just very very distantly related to me
1 or 2000 years ago before surnames! N.P.


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