Mendel's Laws of Inheritance Case Study

The Mendel's Laws of Inheritance case study and data sets.


Download the case study
Download the data set - 1
Download the data set - 2

Chi-squared Goodness-of-Fit Test and Chi-squared Test for Two-Way tables

Use the data sets provided to explore Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance for dominant and recessive traits. Key ideas: Genetic linkage, independence, laws of probability.

JMP features demonstrated

Analyze > Distribution, Analyze > Fit Y by X, the Value Ordering column property.

Statistical/graphical tools used

Bar charts, frequency distributions, goodness-of-fit tests, mosaic plot, hypothesis tests for proportions.

6673_mendel 2.png

Statistics case studies provided by Dewayne Derryberry of the Math Department at Idaho State University.