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Problem: An elephant uses its trunk to bring food to its mouth; a human uses their hand to do this. An elephant’s trunk and a human’s hand are _____ structures.a. homologousb. analogousc. convergentd. choices A and Ce. choices B and C

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An elephant uses its trunk to bring food to its mouth; a human uses their hand to do this. An elephant’s trunk and a human’s hand are _____ structures.

a. homologous

b. analogous

c. convergent

d. choices A and C

e. choices B and C

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