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Someone who is right-handed will use their right-hand for everyday activities, such as writing, keeping personal hygiene, cooking and more. According to a studies, anywhere from 70% to 90%[1][2] of the world population is right-handed, while most of the remaining are left-handed. A small percentage of the population can use both hands equally well; a person with this ability is called a ambidextrous.

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  1. Holder, M. K. (1997). "Why are more people right-handed?". Sciam.com. Scientific American Inc. http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_question.cfm?articleID=00063C8D-61EF-1C72-9EB7809EC588F2D7. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  2. Psychology for A-level second edition, page 309