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Probability

Definition

noun, plural: probabilities

(1) A measure of the likelihood of a statement or a theoretical expectation is correct

(2) The likelihood of an event to occur


Supplement

Probability is used to measure the chances or likelihood of an event to occur, a hypothesis being correct, or a scientific prediction being true. In biology, it is used in predicting the outcome of a genetic cross or of a random experiment.


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... image depicts roughly what I am saying. As the variation associated with environment increases, the odds ratio approaches 1:1, a 50/50 split of probability regarding which group is overall genetically superior in terms of the predisposition toward intelligence. http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/571/rnn8.png

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Genetics

What is the probability that the offsprings have the same phenotype and genotype with both parents , with none of them if the parents are: AaBbCcDdEe x aaBbccDdee . I would really appreciate it if you could help me as soon as possible ...

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by inasuli
Sun Mar 02, 2014 2:33 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics
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Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... had 456 identifying characteristics. Jesus had them all. 8.Professor Emeritus of Science at Westmont College, Peter Stoner, has calculated the probability of one man fulfilling the major prophecies made concerning the Messiah. Twelve different classes representing some 600-university students ...

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by Meranda
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
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Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... so that you can consume. They do not provide any higher value than that. Staying in the city is suicidal. Of course at birth we have a 100% probability of death, so you are gonna die anyway.

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by wript
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Views: 32845

Pedigree Analysis Question

... to view) For the first part, i need to find the genotypes using the blanks provided. 2) Afterwards, if A&B are mated, i need to calculate the probability that they will produce a child which is affected. How do I do so? 3) I am then asked to calculate the probability that either A or B have ...

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by ApothemCyte
Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree Analysis Question
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Views: 365
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