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    Phenotypic Ratios for Offspring Crosses

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    What phenotypic ratio would be expected in offspring from a cross of Aa CC x aa CC if gene "a" and gene "c" were independent and A = long hair, a = short hair, C = brown coat, and c = white coat

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    Since the genes are independent, you should analyze their crosses individually.

    For the first gene ("a"), the cross will be Aa X aa.
    Offspring will be either Aa or aa ...

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    The phenotypic ratios for offspring crosses are determined. The present alleles are analyzed.