Math Bench Probability and Statistics: Mice with Fangs - Intro to Punnett Squares

By Dr. Kaci Thompson1, Dr. Kären Nelson1

1. University of Maryland

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This is an online activity that provides an introduction to Punnett squares as a tool for visualizing genetic inheritance. The ratios of possible genotypes and phenotypes in offspring are considered. Both monohybrid and dihybrid crosses are examined.

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  • Thompson, K., & Nelson, K. (n.d.). Probability: Mice with Fangs: Intro to Punnett Squares. MathBench. Retrieved from


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