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Chromosomes vary in length and there is no reason to expect a nice relationship in the relative length of chromosomes. However, by definition chromosomes are numbered from the longest to the shortest (except for the concern of sexual chromosomes). The chromosome 1 is the longest, the chromosome 2 the second longest and the chromosome 8 is the 8th longest. ...


You cannot. BP numbers vary between the chromosomes. Chromosomes are numbered by size, so you can always say that 2 is smaller than 1; however, there is no function to determine the exact size of one chromosome based on the exact size of another.

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