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Subject: How closely are we all related?

Date: Wed Nov 10 13:29:46 2004
Posted by nick toop
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: cambridge State/Province: No state entered. Country: england
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 1100114986.Ge

I guess nearly everyone on Earth is related to me through a 10,000th 
grandparent but what is N where 50% of the population of England is one of my  
nth cousins and n<=N? 
What about 50% of Earth's population?

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