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  • one year ago

A particular strain of bacteria doubles in population every 10 minutes. Assuming you start with a single bacterium in a petri dish, how many bacteria will there be in 2.5 hours? A. 9536 B. 32,768 C. 65,536 D. 16,384

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its b right???

  2. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    2.5hrs=150 min. 2^14=D.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so i was wrong then T_T

  4. anonymous
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    I think you were right. 2^15

  5. Kash_TheSmartGuy
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    how does 2^15 because it starts from 1 right?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    0 min = 1 = 2^0 10 min = 2^1 20 min = 2^2 30 min = 2^3 40 min = 2^4 50 min = 2^5 60 min = 2^6 70 min = 2^7 80 min = 2^8 90 min = 2^9 100 min = 2^10 110 min = 2^11 120 min = 2^12 130 min = 2^13 140 min = 2^14 150 min = 2^15

  7. anonymous
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    so i was right

  8. Kash_TheSmartGuy
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    yeah, that's right^

  9. anonymous
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    it appears so

  10. Kash_TheSmartGuy
    • one year ago
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    Sry :(

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its ok

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Kash_TheSmartGuy right process, just miscounted

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