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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 2 months ago

Biology question?

Assume brown eyes are dominant over blue eyes. A brown-eyed man marries a blue eyed woman. Explain how the genotype of the man can be determined.

2 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    They have, say, 20 children.

    If any of those children are blue-eyed, then you know the man was heterozygous.

    If all of those children are brown-eyed, then it's very likely that your man was homozygous.

    How sure are you?  'bout a million to one, checking 20 children, eh?

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    This is not help, this is cheating.  

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