Why is mitosis called equational division? | NCERT solution | Class 11 Biology | Unit-10 Cell Cycle and Cell Division



Q.5:- Why is mitosis called equational division?

 

Answer:-



Mitosis is a type of cell division in which chromosomes replicate and become equally distributed in two daughter nuclei so that the daughter cells come to have the same number and type of chromosomes as present in parent cell. So mitosis is called as equational division.