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Problem: A woman who has blood type A positive has a daughter who is type O positive and a son who is type B negative. Rh positive is a trait that shows simple dominance over Rh negative and is designated by the alleles R and r, respectively.Which of the following is a possible phenotype for the father?a. O negativeb. A negativec. B positived. AB negative

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A woman who has blood type A positive has a daughter who is type O positive and a son who is type B negative. Rh positive is a trait that shows simple dominance over Rh negative and is designated by the alleles R and r, respectively.

Which of the following is a possible phenotype for the father?

a. O negative

b. A negative

c. B positive

d. AB negative


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