Mitosis & Meiosis – Basic Concepts

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Mitosis & Meiosis – Basic Concepts
(Worksheet #1)
1. Name two differences between the processes of mitosis and meiosis.
2. How is cytokinesis different between animal cells and plant cells?
3. Why are mitosis and meiosis important processes for living organisms?
4. If a parent cell starts with 46 chromosomes and undergoes mitosis, how many chromosomes will
each new daughter cell have at the end of the process?
5. If a parent cell starts with 28 chromosomes and undergoes meiosis, how many chromosomes will
each new cell have at the end of the process?