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Probability
The branch of mathematics that helps you predict the chance that something will happen
Genes
Control traits
Gregor Mendel
Father of Genetics
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring
Recessive
The trait that seems to disappear
Genes
Make up DNA; found of chromosomes
t
Represents recessive alleles
Meiosis
When sex cells separate
Pairs of genes separate
Each sex cell ends up with one form of a gene for a trait
Pea plants
What Mendel experimented with
Alleles
The different forms a gene may have for a trait
Dominant
The form of a trait that appears to mask another form of the same trait
T
Represents dominant alleles
Genetics
The study of how traits are inherited through actions of alleses
Punnett tool
A took used to predict results in Mendelian genetics
Pure Bred
An organism that always produces the same traits in its offspring