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Problem: In the accompanying figure, the chance that individual IV-7 is a heterozygous carrier is ________.a) 3/4 b) 1/4 c) 2/3d) 1/2 e) 1/3

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Looking at the given pedigree:


IV-1 and IV-2: unaffected parents → V-3 affected child (1/4)

IV-5 and IV-6: affected parents → V-5 to V-8 affected children (4/4)

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In the accompanying figure, the chance that individual IV-7 is a heterozygous carrier is ________.

a) 3/4 

b) 1/4 

c) 2/3

d) 1/2 

e) 1/3

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