A Problem

NSD nospam at nospam.com
Thu Mar 14 21:32:14 EST 2002

Get out ... this is a problem given to high school students.  The solution
has to be simple.

"Lesley Robertson" <l.a.robertson at tnw.tudelft.nl> wrote in message
news:a6ppjf$4ro$1 at news.tudelft.nl...
> "DSP" <nospam at nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:c_Xj8.289561$A44.15959244 at news2.calgary.shaw.ca...
> > Hi all.  I am sure many of you will know how to solve this problem.  I
> > personally have no idea how to do it.
> >
> > Three genes X, Y, Z are linked on one chromosome.  If crossing-over
> between
> > X and Y occurs 40% of the time, between Y and Z, 10%, and between Z and
> > 30%, waht is the sequence of these three genes on the chromosome?
> >
> How many exam credits do we get for working it out, and which diploma do
> they count towards?
> Lesley Robertson

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