Problem: Which of the following statements isbiologically IMPOSSIBLE?A. Diploid cells can divide by mitosis.B. Diploid cells can divide by meiosis.C. Haploid cells can divide by meiosis.D. Haploid cells can divide by mitosis.

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MItosis is the process of dividing the duplicated genetic information into two nuclei prior to cytokinesis. This process would produce nuclei with identical genetic information as the parent cell. Thus, in humans, mitosis would result in diploid cells. 

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Which of the following statements isbiologically IMPOSSIBLE?

A. Diploid cells can divide by mitosis.

B. Diploid cells can divide by meiosis.

C. Haploid cells can divide by meiosis.

D. Haploid cells can divide by mitosis.