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Different species have many various mechanisms to determine the sex of an individual. For the following answers, the term heterogametic refers to individuals with two different types of sex chromosomes, while homogametic refers to individuals with two identical sex chromosomes.

Which of the following is the LEAST​ advantageous way to permit sex determination?

A

Females are heterogametic, and males are homogametic.

B

Males are heterogametic, and females are homogametic.

C

Females are diploid, and males are haploid.

D

Males are diploid, and females are haploid.

E

The temperature at which eggs are incubated determines the sex of the individual.

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