## anonymous 4 years ago When a person swallows giardia cysts, stomach acids and pancreatic enzymes cause the cysts to release trophozoites, which divide every 12 hours. a. Suppose the number of trophozoites at time = 0 is y0. Write a function giving the number after t hours b. The article quoted above said that a single trophozoite can multiply to a million in just 10 days and a billion in 15 days. Verify this fact

1. anonymous

$A(t)=2^{\frac{t}{12}}$

2. anonymous

cool, thats what I thought it was for a...but now im stuck on b :(