Ecology
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A space can hold a maximum of 256 paramecia before overcrowding. The paramecium undergoes 8 cell divisions before overcrowding.
Suppose that the paramecium takes 2 hours to divide one, how many hours will it take the paramecium to reach maximum capacity?

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A space can hold a maximum of 256 paramecia before overcrowding. The paramecium undergoes 8 cell divisions before overcrowding.
Suppose that the paramecium takes 2 hours to divide *once, how many hours will it take the paramecium to reach maximum capacity?