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Calculating Genotype and Allele Frequencies Using HWE

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In red squirrels, the allele for bushy tail (T) is completely dominant to the allele for smooth tail (t). The following phenotypes are observed in a population:

324 Bushy
121 Smooth

What are the allele frequencies for this population?

Use the Hardy Weinberg equations:

$$p+q=1$$ and $$p^2+2pq+q^2=1$$