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Problem: When imbalances occur in the sex ratio of sexual species that have two sexes (i.e., other than a 50:50 ratio), the members of the minority sex often receive a greater proportion of care and resources from parents than do the offspring of the majority sex. This is most clearly an example of _______ selection.a. frequency-dependentb. sexualc. disruptived. balancinge. stabilizing

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When imbalances occur in the sex ratio of sexual species that have two sexes (i.e., other than a 50:50 ratio), the members of the minority sex often receive a greater proportion of care and resources from parents than do the offspring of the majority sex. This is most clearly an example of _______ selection.

a. frequency-dependent

b. sexual

c. disruptive

d. balancing

e. stabilizing

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