Problem: The best way to assess the accuracy of methods to reconstruct phylogenetic history is toa) use maximum likelihood methods.b) add fossil data to the analysis.c) use sequence genes that evolve at different rates.d) use experimental tests of organisms with known evolutionary histories.e) use a molecular clock.

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Recall: Phylogenetic history shows the evolutionary relationship among species.

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The best way to assess the accuracy of methods to reconstruct phylogenetic history is to

a) use maximum likelihood methods.

b) add fossil data to the analysis.

c) use sequence genes that evolve at different rates.

d) use experimental tests of organisms with known evolutionary histories.

e) use a molecular clock.

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