February 24, 2017

Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Vanessa on Monday, July 14, 2008 at 10:46am.

A population of 500 E. coli bacteria doubles every 15 minutes. Use this information to find an expression for this population growth. Using this expression, find what the population would be in 87 minutes. Use an exponential model.

so we're supposed to use P(t)= (Po)(e)^kt

so P(o) would be 500,
and then would t be 15 or 0.25 and wowhat would k be? 2?

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