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    Find a parent's blood type given their children's blood type

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    If a mother has type A or B blood and the father is type O, what are the chances that their offspring will be type O?

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    This question is a little more complex than it seems because of how blood genotypes work.

    Blood exhibits codominance among A and B blood types whereas O is a recessive blood type. An individual with type-O blood has genotype OO. An individual with A or B ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution describes the nature of blood types, including a discussion of blood genotypes, their impact on blood phenotype, and how to trace lineage based on the blood types of parents or children.