Assignment: Variation and Mutation
This assignment is an essay writing assignment. Write a paragraph (5 to 7 sentences) to answer the following questions. Remember to write in complete sentences, using appropriate grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
• What is the difference between a variation and a mutation?
• How might a variation or a mutation help an organism, and when might it hurt an organism?
• How do beneficial traits become more common in an organism over time?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.