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Posted by Olivia on Monday, November 26, 2007 at 12:14pm.

Consider yourself a genetic counselor. Megan and Eric come to you for your services. They are planning on having their first child. Megan’s father died from Huntington’s disease. Eric’s family has no history of Huntington’s disease. They would like to have the following questions answered before they undertake the awesome responsibility of parenthood.

1. What is the probability Megan will develop the symptoms of Huntington’s disease? (Assume her mother was hh.) Show the sample space.
2. What is the probability that their first child will develop Huntington’s disease?
*ive tried to work it out and talk to my professor will not help me, please help!!!!

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