# A farmer harvests apples that are heavier than the average 5 kg weight for that variety. He plants the seeds from the harvest hoping that the next generation will produce even heavier apples. Using the results found by Galton, which statement is most likely true regarding the weight of the next generation? The next generation will weigh twice as much as the parent generation, closer to 10 kg. The next generation will weigh exactly the same as the parent generation. The next generation will weigh less than the parent generation, closer to 5 kg. The next generation will weigh less than the parent generation, closer to 2.5 kg.

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Answer: The next generation will weigh less than the parent generation, closer to 5 kg.

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