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anonymous
 one year ago
A culture started off with 5000 bacteria after 5 hours it grew too 6500 bacteria predict how many bacteria will be present after 16 hours
P=Ae^kt formula
anonymous
 one year ago
A culture started off with 5000 bacteria after 5 hours it grew too 6500 bacteria predict how many bacteria will be present after 16 hours P=Ae^kt formula

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taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you have to find k first so it started with 5000 so that's A P would be 6500 and t is 5 and you solve for k 6500=5000e^k(5)

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Once you find the k value then you can use that as k, use 5000 as A and your t would be 16 and you would solve for P

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well how do I find out what k is?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.06500=5000e^5k 6500/5000=e^5k ln(6500/5000)=5k ln(6500/5000)/5=k

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No k=0.052 you didn't do the ln of it or divide by 5

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(ln1.3)/5=0.052

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ln is the inverse of e

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my final equation would be p=5000e^0.052*16 ?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes and solving for p is the answer you want

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem happy to help!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it seems as if my answer is wrong, what should I get for the answer?

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What did you get?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01195.48, I don't see how I got this

taramgrant0543664
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 11489.6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright, I guess I'll just have to keep trying, thanks for the help though(:
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