A male with hemophilia (XhY) mates with a woman who does not carry the hemophiliac gene (X HX H )

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A male with hemophilia (XhY) mates with a woman who does not carry the hemophiliac gene (X HX H ). Use a Punnett square to answer (a) and (b)
a) what is the probability of producing sons or daughters who have hemophilia?
b) What is the probability of producing daughters who are carriers of the hemophilia allele?

Answer:

a) none of the offspring will have hemophilia (they get an undamaged gene from the mother) … b) all of the daughters will be carriers (they get a damaged gene from the father)