Wavy Hair In Mice Is A Recessive Genetic Trait If Mice With Wavy Hair Are Mated With Straighthaired


Wavy hair in mice is a recessive genetic trait. If mice with wavy hair are mated with straight-haired

(heterozygous) mice each offspring has probability 1/2 of having wavy hair. consider a large number of such matings each producing a litter of five offspring. what percentage of litters will consist of

a) two wavy-haired and three straight-haired offspring?

b) Three or more straight-haired offspring?

c) all the same type (either all wavy or all straight-haired offspring?

d) Less than 2 have wavy hair?

Statistics and Probability