Forensic Science Chapter 6 Questions 3 & 10-20
3) 28 280 = 1/10; one of out of ten is not very favorable for a conviction, but there could be
more circumstantial evidence.
10) medullary index; also cuticle and diameter
12) wool, acetate, Dynel
Forensic Science Chapter 4 Answers to Questions 14-18.
14. a. visible; b. plastic; c. latent; d. latent; e. possibly plastic, but Romano cheese is very
hard, so maybe latent; f. visible; g. latent; h. latent; i. plastic; j. visible; k. latent; l. latent;
Chapter 6 Checkpoint Questions
A gray cotton fiber was found on the red sweater of a victim. A gray cotton
fiber was taken from a suspects sweatshirt. After testing 280 gray sweatshirts, the
lab found the fiber matched 28 of them. By chance alone, what