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DNA Conjugal transfer of bacterial chromosome

Genes on the bacterial chromosome have the following linkages in conjugal transfer: x and y, 25% of the time; y and z, 50% of the time. If the gene order is x-y-z, how often will x and z be transferred together?
(A) 1% of the time
(B) 5% of the time
(C) 13% of the time
(D) 20% of the time
(E) 40% of the time
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Answer is C. . . . Not sure
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c) 25*50 = 12.5
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C is the answer.
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