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August 21, 2014

Posted by **Brit** on Monday, August 22, 2011 at 11:35pm.

(a) The initial number of bacteria is _____

(b) The relative rate of growth of this bacterium population is _____

(c) The number of bacteria after 3 hours is _____

(d) After how many hours will the number of bacteria reach 10,000? _____

- Calculus :) -
**drwls**, Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 6:06am(a) n(t) = 1550 (when t = 0)

(b) relative to what?

(c) If t is in hours in the equation, plug in t = 3 and calculate

(d) Solve 10,000 = 1550 e^0.24t for t

0.24 t = ln6.452 = 1.864

t = ____

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