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# Question: in europe approximately 4 of people are redhaired mostly due...

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In Europe, approximately 4% of people are red-haired, mostly due to a recessive mutation in the melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R). If the population is in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, what is the likelihood that a non-redheaded European is a carrier for the MC1Rr allele? (For the purpose of this problem, assume all redheads and carriers are mutant for the same MC1R allele).

A

Option A: 22%

B

Option B: 33%

C

Option C: 11%

D

Option D: 44%