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1The Statistics of InheritanceHow can statistics help predict the traits of offspring?Why?
Model 1 – Punnett SquaresBB Bb bb B B B BB BB BB BB B B b BB Bb Bb BB B b B Phenotype Genotype Cross A Cross D Cross B b b B Bb Bb bb bb Cross C MaleFemale1. Consider the beetle species in Model 1.a.How many phenotypes for exoskeleton color are exhibited in the population?b.How many genotypes for exoskeleton color are exhibited in the population?BbBbbbB B b b 2. According to Model 1, which allele, B or b, is the dominant exoskeleton color allele? Justify your answer with specific evidence from Model 1.BBBbBbbb
2 POGILActivities for AP* Biology3. The Punnett squares in Model 1 show the possible outcomes for an offspring resulting from the mating of two beetles.a.Which Punnett square shows a cross between two homozygous beetles?b.Which Punnett square shows a cross between a heterozygous beetle and a homozygous reces-sive beetle?

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