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Posted by **Leanna** on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:04pm.

a) If the bacteria in the population double their number every minute, what is the value of k?

I need help please!

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 11:12pmP(0)=Ce^(k*0)=C

P(1)=Ce^(k*1)=Ce^k

P(1)/P(0)=2=(ce^k)/C=e^k

Take natural log

ln(2)=ln(e^k)=k

k=ln(2)=0.6931 approx.

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