The Addition Rule Applied to Mendelian Inheritance

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If two events are mutually exclusive, the probability that any one of them will occur, can be determined via the:

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1. What is the probability that an F2 plant from a monohybrid cross (of F1 plants with the genotype Aa) is a homozygote?

2. The law of independent assortment is:

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Looking at the multiple-choice quiz and worksheet lets you practice using the addition rule. Calculating probability and the law of independent assortment are topics on the quiz.

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  • The law of independent assortment
  • Calculating different probabilities
  • Probability of all the possible outcomes for an event

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the law of independent assortment is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to work with different probability problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important facts from the math lesson on the addition rule

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