The dominant characteristic is the one most likely to
appear in the offspring. In human beings, brown is the dominant color
for eyes. The children who inherit at least on dominant gene will have
either brown, green, or hazel eyes. Only childten who inherit two
recessive genes will have pure blue eyes. If there are eight children in
the family, what color eyes will most of them have?
The only way to answer this question with any certainty is to know what
genes the parents carry. Otherwise, you have no idea.
Richard E. Barrans Jr., Ph.D.
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