You can convert from generations to years by multiplying the number of generations by an average number of years between generations. In general, you [...]
Do all FTDNATiP™ calculations offer the ability to add genealogical data? Why don’t you always show it?
When using the FTDNATiP™ calculator in myFTDNA, the box in which to enter the number of generations appears only when you are not comparing [...]
Yes, a higher number of compared Y-DNA STR markers does increase the power and accuracy for Time to Most Common Ancestor (TMRCA) calculation. However, [...]
Bob, John, and I have the same Genetic Distance. However, when compared, we have different probabilities for sharing a common ancestor, for example, within eight generations. Why?
FTDNATip™ uses both the number of mismatches and the mutation rates of individual markers in calculations. This means that although two men may have [...]
You may use Family Tree DNA’s Time Predictor, FTDNATiP™, to determine how closely you are related to a match. It provides powerful and precise [...]