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anonymous

  • one year ago

Help with an exponential growth problem please!! At 6 a.m. a few bacteria fall into a can of strawberry syrup and the population doubles every 20 minutes. But by 6 p.m. the bacteria are over crowded and dry and their food is gone. At what time did the can become half full?

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  1. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    HI!!

  2. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    if it doubles every twenty minutes, hit was half full twenty minutes before it was full

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hi! This is part of my science homework, but it's about exponential growth and they don't give me a lot of information so im just confused on how to start the problems

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @misty1212 how did you know that?

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