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Problem: Darwin concluded from his observations of nature and readings that:  a.  Individuals compete with one another for limited resources and only the fittest survive b.  Individuals compete with one another for limited resources and only the fittest reproduce c.  Population growth is unlimited, leading to the large numbers of organisms d.  An individual's chance of survival and reproduction are mostly due to chance and changes in the environment e.  Species do not change over time

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Darwin concluded from his observations of nature and readings that: 

a.  Individuals compete with one another for limited resources and only the fittest survive

b.  Individuals compete with one another for limited resources and only the fittest reproduce

c.  Population growth is unlimited, leading to the large numbers of organisms

d.  An individual's chance of survival and reproduction are mostly due to chance and changes in the environment

e.  Species do not change over time

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