Problem: In the following human pedigree, how would you predict the trais to be passed on?A. autosomal dominantB. autosomal recessiveC. X-linked recessiveD. X-linked dominantE. not enough information to predict

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In a pedigree, the individuals across many generations who carry the trait in question have their shapes shaded. The illustration has three generations. The first pair in the second generation had 4 offspring. It has shown that even with unaffected parents, the offspring could be afflicted with the disease. This suggests that the trait is recessive.

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In the following human pedigree, how would you predict the trais to be passed on?

A. autosomal dominant

B. autosomal recessive

C. X-linked recessive

D. X-linked dominant

E. not enough information to predict