anonymous
  • anonymous
Medal Roberto has been studying a type of bacteria that doubles every month. Originally, there were 3 bacterial cells. He wants to know how many there will be after 43 months. Which equation should he use?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
a43 = 3(2)(43) a43 = 3(2)^43 a43 = 3(2)(43 − 1) a43 = 3(2)^43 − 1
anonymous
  • anonymous
those are the answer choices
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
what do you think?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
first one
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
well you start off with 3 and it DOUBLES every month doubles=2 and there are 43 months
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
how many will there be after 1 month?
anonymous
  • anonymous
that means its the 3rd choice
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
dont guess..
anonymous
  • anonymous
its the 2nd choice
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
correct
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
it doubles every month so 2^43
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
and then multiply that by 3 to find how many total bacteria there were
anonymous
  • anonymous
8.80 e 12
acxbox22
  • acxbox22
you dont need to find that out lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
oops

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