if there are initial 2500 bacteria in a culture, and the number of bacteria double each hour, the number of bacteria after t hours cab n be found using the formula=N=2500(2^t).how long will it take the culture to grow to 75,000 bacteria.
pre calculus - bobpursley, Friday, December 17, 2010 at 9:45am
take the log of each side:
log(30)=t log (2)
solve for t. Your calculator is your best friend on this. I get about five hours
pre calculus - Glen, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 2:06am