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Posted by **Melek** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 11:06pm.

t = 4(log(N/10)/log2

Find the time required for the colony to grow to one million bacteria. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

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**Ruveyda**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 11:39pmN=1000000

you plug this number into the equation like shown below

4(log(1000000/10))/log(2)

log(1000000/10)=5

log(2)=.301029

4(5/.301029)=66.4387

the answer is 66.44 if you round it to two decimal places.

I hope this helps :)))

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 11:46pmThank you!!!

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