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by aeque
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL3 B/B Q2
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: NS FL3 B/B Q2

Thanks Yuqi, Just to clarify this point: "Disjunction automatically means that the mother passes down either no copies or two copies of the X chromosome" So when considering disjunction questions, we should consider it as the gamete fate rather than the process? In my example, you can see that there...
by aeque
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL3 B/B Q2
Replies: 3
Views: 975

NS FL3 B/B Q2

Need help understanding this question: "The instance of nondisjunction for the X chromosome in females over the age of 30 is about one out of every 130 live births. If a woman over 30 gives birth to a viable baby, assuming the risk of nondisjunction from the father is negligible, what is the likelih...
by aeque
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL4 C/P Q8
Replies: 4
Views: 1390

Re: NS FL4 C/P Q8

Hi Mathias,

Just to follow up on this. I was looking for Cos 60 = 0.5 since that way formula 2 would look identical to formula 1, therefore being a "perfect" estimation if you will.
Was my thinking here logical? I ended up picking 45 for similar reasons as the OP mentioned above.

Thanks,
Brandon