Tuesday
March 31, 2015

Homework Help: math..word problem

Posted by M.A. on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 6:34pm.

A number of bacteria are placed in a glass. One second later each bacterium divides in two, the next second each of the resulting bacteria divides in two again, etc. After exactly one minute, the glass is full. When was the glass half full?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Math - A certain bacterium divides into 2 bacteria every 20 minutes. If there ...
Physics - On earth, a certain type of bacteria doubles in number every 24 hours...
math - The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by: n(t) = 1330e^(0.42t) (...
Pre Cal - A certain strain of bacteria divides every four hours. If a colony is ...
Math - he number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by n(t)=1710e071t (a) The ...
math - The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by n(t)=1710e071t (a) The ...
genetics/biology - Bacteria Y has a mutation within itís genome, at gene R, that...
genetics/biology - Bacteria Y has a mutation within itís genome, at gene R, that...
Problem Solving math - The amount of bacteria after n min if the initial amount ...
Calculus :) - The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by n(t)=1550e^(0....

Members