This webinar on Punnett squares covers one of the main ways of understanding classical genetics. You will learn about Mendel’s laws, as well as the differences between genes, alleles, and loci. You will also review how to set up Punnett squares for monohybrid and dihybrid crosses, and how to calculate probabilities from Punnett squares.
At a glance
Calculate simple and conditional probabilities from Punnett squares
Be able to set up Punnett squares for monohybrid and dihybrid crosses
The differences between genes, alleles, and loci
Monohybrid vs dihybrid crosses, autosomal vs sex-linked inheritance patterns, and linked vs unlinked genes
On the MCAT
Punnet squares are not hard, but this test will take an easy topic and make it unfamiliar/hard by the wording of the question
Calculating probabilities often require fractions; please make sure you are well-practiced in this area, however elementary it may seem
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