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Posted by **jh** on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 6:07pm.

A bacteria culture starts with 2000 bacteria and the population doubles every 3 hours.

a) A function that models the number of bacteria after t hours is p(t)=____________?

b) The number of bacteria present after 5 hours will be about _____ ?

c) The population will reach 22000 after approximately ________ hours.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7:27pmvery similar to your

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1267744260

except we have

p(t) = 2000(2)^t, where t is the number of 3-hour periods.

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