Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
isaacchongg
Group Title
A colony of bacteria is growing exponentially, doubling in size every 50 minutes, How many minutes will it take for the colony to become six times it current size?
 one year ago
 one year ago
isaacchongg Group Title
A colony of bacteria is growing exponentially, doubling in size every 50 minutes, How many minutes will it take for the colony to become six times it current size?
 one year ago
 one year ago

This Question is Open

geoffb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do you know the formula for doubling growth rate?
 one year ago

isaacchongg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the exponential growth and doubling equation is: P(t)=Po(2)^(tto)/d
 one year ago

satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[6=2^{\frac{t}{50}}\] solve for \(t\)
 one year ago

satellite73 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
takes exactly two steps: change of base gives \[\frac{t}{50}=\frac{\ln(6)}{\ln(2)}\] \[t=\frac{50\ln(6)}{\ln(2)}\]
 one year ago

isaacchongg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what would the exact answer be and how would you solve that, i want to understand each step.
 one year ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.