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What chromosome do all men have?

XY chromosome.

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What chromosome do all women have?

XX chromosome.

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What's the percentage of becoming a man or woman?

50% Each.

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How can you find the probability of getting a boy or girl child?

Use a genetic diagram.

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What did Mendel do?

He noted how characteristics in plants were passed on from generation to the next.

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What is an allele?

A different version of the same gene.

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If two alleles are the same, are they homozygous or heterozygous?

Homozygous.

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If two alleles are different, are they homozygous or heterozygous?

Heterozygous.

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What is a dominant allele?

The allele for the characteristic shown on a person.

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What is a genotype?

The alleles a person has.

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What is a phenotype?

The characteristic displayed by a genotype.