Genetic Inheritance

These problems explore the science of genetics in which probability and statistics are key.

Genetics link

Genetics 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A problem about genetics and the transmission of disease.

The Genes of Gilgamesh link

The Genes of Gilgamesh 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you work out the parentage of the ancient hero Gilgamesh?

Like Father Like Son link

Like Father Like Son 

Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

What is the chance I will have a son who looks like me?