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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.
- ?Lv 72 months agoFavorite 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?
- Anonymous2 months ago
This is not help, this is cheating.