1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Height is a characteristic resulting from polygenic inheritance. If genes at four loci code for height, what is the probability that parents with the genotypes RrSSTtUu and RrSsTtUU will have a child possessing8 tall alleles?

Choose one answer.

a. 1/128

b. 1/256

c. 0

d. 1/64

2. Relevant equations[/b]

PUNNET SQUARES

3. The attempt at a solution[/b]

1/64

1/4 RR, 1/2 SS, 1/4 TT, 1/2 UU

1/4 * 1/2 * 1/4 * 1/2= 1/64

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