Wednesday

November 25, 2015
Number of results: 1,105

**Algebra**

Which of the following is an example of exponential growth or decay? A. a colony of bacteria staying constant in quantity each week B. a colony of bacteria doubling in quantity each week C. a colony of bacteria increasing by 100 in quantity each week D. a colony of bacteria ...
*June 27, 2014 by Emma*

**Pre Cal**

A certain strain of bacteria divides every four hours. If a colony is started with 10 bacteria, then the time t (in hours) required for the colony to grow to N bacteria is given by t = 4(log(N/10)/log2 Find the time required for the colony to grow to one million bacteria. (...
*February 13, 2012 by Melek*

**math show work please**

a bacteria colony doubles in 7hrs. How long does it tae the colony to triple Use N=No2^t/T. where No is the intial number of bacteria and T is the time in hours it take the colony to double.
*December 11, 2014 by wally*

**math modeling**

At 3a.m., there is a colony of 736 bacteria, and it is growing at a continuous hourly rate of 10.77%. How many bacteria are there at 7p.m.? Round your answer to the nearest whole number of bacteria.
*October 25, 2011 by math *

**Calculus**

A colony of bacteria is grown under ideal conditions in a laboratory so that the population increases exponentially with time. At the end of 2 hours, there are 4,800 bacteria. At the end of 4 hours, there are 19,00 bacteria. How many bacteria were present initially?
*January 3, 2013 by Oj*

**Calculus**

Two bacteria colonies are cultivated. The first colony has a doubling time of 2 hours and the second a doubling time of 3 hours. initially, the first colony contains 1,000 bacteria and the second colony 3,000 bacteria. At what time t will sizes of the colonies be equal? Is ...
*December 6, 2009 by Mark*

**math**

Bacteria are growing in a circular colony one bacterium thick. the bacteria are growing at a constant rate, making the area of the colony increase at a rate of 12mm^2 per hour. How fast is the radius changing when the radius is 3mm?
*January 1, 2011 by stephen*

**Calculus **

The population of a colony of bacteria is modeled by the function p(x)=50(e^-x - e^-x^2)+10 ,for 0 ≤ x, where population P is in thousands, x is in hours, and x = 0 corresponds to the moment of introduction of a certain chemical into the colony's environment. At which ...
*October 16, 2014 by Mary*

**Pre-Calc (exponential growth)**

A COLONY OF BACTERIA IS GROWN UNDER IDEAL CONDITIONS IN A LAB SO THAT THE POPULATION INCREASES EXPONENTIALLY WITH TIME. At the end of the three hours, there are 10,000 bacteria. At the end of the 5 hours, there are 40,000 bacteria. How many bacteria were present initially? I ...
*March 28, 2010 by Phillip*

**math**

A colony of bacteria is growing in a petri dish which has a maximum capacity of 100mg. The mass of bacteria is increasing at a rate given by the logistic equation. Initially there is 2mg of bacteria and the rate of increase is 1mg per day.
*February 21, 2014 by Sam*

**Math- algebra **

An experiment stain of bacteria is being used to treat an oil spill. A colony of 2^13 cells will be sufficient to ocean up the spill. If the colony is started with a single cell, and cells increase in number by splitting every 15 minutes, in how many hours will the colony ...
*June 5, 2015 by Bill*

**Calculus - Related Rates**

Bacteria are growing in a circular colony one bacterium thick. The bacteria are growing at a constant rate, thus making the area of the colony increase at a constant rate of 12 mm sq. per hour. Find an equation expressing the rate of change of the radius as a function of the ...
*November 29, 2009 by Joel*

**calculus**

A colony of bacteria is growing exponentially, increasing in size from 200 to 500 cells in 100 minutes will it take the colony to double in size?
*April 9, 2012 by patty*

**math**

A colony of bacteria is growing exponentially, increasing in size from 200 to 500 cells in 100 minutes will it take the colony to double in size?
*April 9, 2012 by Patty*

**Math- Alg 2**

A colony of bacteria is growing exponentially according to the function below, where T is in hours. How many bacteria are there after 7 hours? B(T)= 4*e^(0.8)T
*January 26, 2012 by Karen*

**calculus**

a colony of bacteria living on a petri dish under optimal conditions doubles in size every ten minutes. At noon on a certain day, the Petri dish completely covered with bacteria. At what times (to the nearest hour, minute and second) was the percentage of the plate covered by ...
*August 27, 2015 by john*

**SCIENCE**

A colony of bacteria is made up of (5) cells. Asuuming that no cells die and that every cell divides, how many cells will there be in the colony after four divisions? a 20 b 80 c 160 d 625 I'm thinking its b.
*June 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Calculus **

The population of a colony of bacteria is modeled by the function p(x)=50(e^-x - e^-x^2)+10 , for 0 ≤ x, where population P is in thousands, x is in hours, and x = 0 corresponds to the moment of introduction of a certain chemical into the colony's environment. At which ...
*October 16, 2014 by Mary*

**biology**

Would you expect the fraction of bacteria that are spontaneous rifampin resistant mutants to be higher or lower in a culture that: you had propagated many times or one you had just started from a single colony of sensitive bacteria? Why?
*October 23, 2011 by AKASHA*

**alg2\trig**

a colony of 300 bacteria doubles each day. write an explicit formula to determine how many bacteria there would be on the nth day. how would you do this?
*January 31, 2012 by jessica*

**Math**

I'm not sure how to do this question 7. The growth of bacteria in culture can be described by the equation N1 = N0e' where N is the number of bactena at any time t, No is the initial number of bacteria, and k is a constant. The time taken for growth to double the number of ...
*December 15, 2009 by amelia*

**AP US History**

I am doing a report on the Connecticut River Valley colony for history. I am supposed to be a surveyor in the first half of the 18th century and i am supposed to tell the advantages and disadvantages the the colony would be. I am supposed to include things like the habitat of ...
*September 26, 2009 by anonymous*

**Algebra**

In a lab experiement, there is a culture that contains 25 bacteria at 2:00. At 2:15 there are 50 bacteria, At 3:15 there are 800 bacteria. What is the conjecture about the rate at which the bacteria increase?
*October 3, 2012 by Carol*

**tofu**

does tofu have any naturally occuring bacteria in it? When I incubated the tofu juice, a white bacteria grew, but I can't find any information stating what it might be. It should not have an "natural" bacteria in it. Bacteria are not used in the production process. Tofu is an ...
*December 1, 2006 by Christine*

**genetics/biology**

Bacteria Y has a mutation within it’s genome, at gene R, that provides resistance to neomycin. Bacteria Z is sensitive to neomycin, however, when Bacteria Y is placed in a mixture with Bacteria Z, Bacteria Z also gains neomycin resistance. One cell of Bacterium Y undergoes ...
*November 7, 2008 by bebe*

**genetics/biology**

Bacteria Y has a mutation within it’s genome, at gene R, that provides resistance to neomycin. Bacteria Z is sensitive to neomycin, however, when Bacteria Y is placed in a mixture with Bacteria Z, Bacteria Z also gains neomycin resistance. One cell of Bacterium Y undergoes ...
*November 7, 2008 by bebe*

**College Algebra **

The number of bacteria in a certain culture increased from 500 to 1000 between 7:00 A.M. and 9:00 A.M. Assuming growth is exponential, the number f(t) of bacteria t hours after 7:00 A.M. is given by f(t) = 500(2)^t/2. (a) Estimate the number of bacteria in the culture at 8:00 ...
*December 10, 2014 by Kyle *

**Microbiology**

Four questions ... 1) How can you account for the observation that a mass or colony of bacteria shows pigmentation while the individual cells have transparent cytoplasm? 2) What factors may alter the expression of the cultural characteristics of bacteria? 3) Before doing a ...
*March 25, 2008 by Cherie*

**Microbiology**

Four questions ... 1) How can you account for the observation that a mass or colony of bacteria shows pigmentation while the individual cells have transparent cytoplasm? 2) What factors may alter the expression of the cultural characteristics of bacteria? 3) Before doing a ...
*March 27, 2008 by Cherie*

**Math**

A colony of bacteria increases according to the law of unihabited growth. a) If the number of bacteria doubles in 5 hours, find the function that gives the number of cells in the culture. I have the answer to this one. It is N=No e ln2/5 (t) b) If there are 10,000 cells ...
*November 20, 2010 by Hannah*

**Algebra**

At 8Am population of bacteria is 100,at 10Am population of bacteria is 200,At 12PM population of bacteria is 400,At 2PM population of bacteria is 800.If the pattern continues what will the bacteria population be at 6.00 pm
*August 7, 2014 by Firdous *

**Math**

Bacteria can multiply at an alarming rate when each bacteria splits into two new cells, thus doubling. If we start with only bacteria which can double every hour, how many bacteria will we have by the end of the day?
*April 16, 2015 by M*

**Math - Derivative of a polynomial function**

The population, p in thousands of bacteria colony can be modelled by the function p(t)=200+20t-t^2, where t is the time, in hours, t is greater than or equal to zero. a) Determine the growth rate of the bacteria population at each of the following times. i>3h ii>8h Ans: ...
*October 16, 2010 by Anonymous*

**algebra 2**

PLEASE HELP wiTH ALL OF THEse. I DONT KNOW WHERE TO START---THANKS! 1. At 2pm the number of bacteria in a colony was 100, by 4pm it was 4000. Write an exponential function to model the population y of bacteria x hours after 2pm. 2.Using the information in problem 1, how many ...
*February 24, 2008 by cal*

**Pre-Calc/Trig...**

is this the correct formula for me to solve this? A bacteria culture has 2,000 bacteria. The number of bacteria increases by 5% each hour. How many bacteria are there after 12 hours? 2,000*0.05^(12-1)
*December 3, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

In a lab experiment, the count of a bacteria doubles every hour. a)at 1pm, there was 23000 bacteria. How many bacteria will be present at midnight? I can't seem to get the correct answer. The answer is 47 104 000 bacteria. Thanks very much in advance!
*January 23, 2013 by A Canadian*

**social studies**

what is a reason of both France and Spain for not wanting to keep the Louisiana colony ? a) the colonists refused to respect the flag b) the colony never became prosperous c) the colony was expensive to run d the colonists were to rebellious
*December 10, 2013 by victoria*

**American History**

A royal colony is owned by the King/Queen, while a proprietary colony is owned by ________________. A. A totalitarian leader B. Wealthy investors and businessmen C. The original founders D. All individuals living in the colony It is not C ! Is it A >>
*April 7, 2014 by mix_lks*

**math**

Bladder infections are often caused when the bacteria E. coli reach the human bladder. Suppose that 3000 of the bacteria are present at time t = 0. Then t minutes later, the number of bacteria present will be a) How many bacteria will be present after 10 minutes? 30 minutes? ...
*March 24, 2014 by Emmanuel*

**precalculus**

A bacteria culture initially contains 1500 bacteria and doubles every half hour. a) Find an expression for the number of bacteria after t hours. Q(t)= b) The number of bacteria after 20 minutes is (the answer must be an integer) c) The number of bacteria after 9 hours is
*March 2, 2011 by josh*

**Chem**

suppose that you place exactly 100 bacteria into a flask containing nutrients for the bacteria and that you find the following data at 37 °C: t (min):0 15.0 30.0 45.0 60.0 Number of bacteria: 100 200 400 800 1600 What is the order of the rate of production of the bacteria? How...
*March 12, 2014 by Bri*

**Science**

Which of the following is NOT true of bacteria? a. Bacteria change the sugar in milk to lactic acid. b. Bacteria change nitrogen into a form plants can use. c. Bacteria change harmful chemicals into harmless ones. d. Bacteria change oxygen into nitrogen.
*February 1, 2013 by T.J And the Vibe*

**MATH :)**

3. In Biology, it is found that the bacteria in a certain culture double every half-hour. If the initial number of bacteria in culture is 1000, A. Find the defining equation for the number N of bacteria in culture after T hours, assuming that no bacteria die. B. How many ...
*May 4, 2011 by NEED ANSWER URGENT. ANON.*

**Civics**

Which one of the following statements is most accurate regarding the Mayflower Compact? A. It made Plymouth a royal colony. B. It created the Massachusetts Bay Colony. C. It founded the Plymouth colony under a proprietary governor. D. It gave the Pilgrims their own charter. D?
*March 10, 2015 by Sarah *

**Math**

A culture of bacteria in a petri dish is doubling every hour. If there are 100 bacteria at time t=0, how many bacteria will there be in 12 hours?
*November 7, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

A type of bacteria reproduces by splitting in two every thirty minutes. How many bacteria will there be after 4 hours if there are 2 bacteria to begin with?
*November 3, 2010 by Kam*

**math**

A type of bacteria reproduces by splitting in two every thirty minutes. How many bacteria will there be after 4 hours if there are 2 bacteria to begin with?
*January 10, 2013 by Nicholas*

** math**

A type of bacteria doubles in number every 12 hours. After 2 days, there are 48 bacteria. How many bacteria were there at the beginning of the first day.
*November 13, 2013 by Taylor*

**Algebra**

(I skipped the lengthy work problem background as it is irrelevant) The number of bacteria needed to break down an oil spill is 1000000 per millitre of oil. The bacteria double in number every two days.The starting concentration of bacteria is 1000 bacteria per millimetre.The ...
*December 31, 2014 by Lucina*

**Math**

1. A colony of bacteria grows exponentially according to the function where N is measured in grams and t is measured in days. N(t)=100e^0.045t You may use graphical method or algebraic method. Please show work if algebraic or show the graph if graphical method - round to 2 ...
*April 26, 2012 by Star*

**Calculus**

Suppose bacteria is growing on a pizza that has been taken out of the refrigerator at a rate that is proportional to the number of bacteria. Suppose there were 50 bacteria when the pizza was removed from the refrigerator and one hour later there were 200 bacteria. How many ...
*January 19, 2015 by Ben Klotz*

**Science**

A vaccine can protect you against a disease because it (1)destroys toxic substances from bacteria before they can make you sick\ (2) stimulates your immune system against the pathogens (3) kills any pathogenic bacteria in your body (4) changes pathogenic bacteria into harmless...
*May 2, 2012 by George wang*

**exponential equations**

A colony of Streptococcus bacteria has a current population of 450 organisms. This particular strain has a doubling time, d , of 25 minutes. Calculate the future population after 2.5 hours.
*April 8, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A certain bacterium divides into 2 bacteria every 20 minutes. If there are four bacteria in the culture now, how many will there be in 4 hours, assuming that no bacteria die?
*March 26, 2012 by Garz*

**Math**

The doubling period of a bacteria culture is 35 minutes and it starts with 1400 bacteria. How many bacteria will there be after 3 hours? Round your answer to the nearest tenth.
*June 10, 2014 by Han*

**math**

Marcus is doing a science experiment in which he measures the rate at which bacteria multiply. Every 15 seconds the bacteria double in number. If there are 10 bacteria now, how many will there be in 2 minutes?
*March 10, 2015 by kyle*

**Health (Ms. Sue)**

Describe how bacteria develop antibiotic diseases. A: Bacteria develop antibiotic resistance when a person stops taking antibiotics before the prescription is finished. By doing this, most of the bacteria die, but some more resistant bacteria survive and multiplies, which can ...
*November 20, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A search on colony of bacteria triples and links every 10 minutes it's links is now 1 mm how long will it be in 40 minutes?
*January 7, 2015 by Alyssa*

**chemistry**

Suppose that you place exactly 100 bacteria into a flask containing nutrients for the bacteria and that you find the following data at 37 °C: TIme (s) number of bacteria 0 100 19 200 38 400 57 800 76 1600 what is the rate order? What is rate constant? how many bacteria will be...
*March 25, 2012 by HELP PLEASE*

**calculus**

2. The rate of change in the number of bacteria in a culture is proportional to the number present. In a certain laboratory experiment, a culture has 10,000 bacterial initially, 20,000 bacteria at time t1 minutes, and 100,000 bacteria at (t1 + 10) minutes. a. In terms of t ...
*March 30, 2012 by naseba*

**precal**

A petri dish contains only two bacteria. The bacteria divide every half hour. How many bacteria will exist after 3 hours? I thought it'd be 12, but apparently not.
*September 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**pre calculus**

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.
*December 17, 2010 by john*

**Calculus**

Suppose that a population of bacteria triples every hour and starts with 700 bacteria. (a) Find an expression for the number n of bacteria after t hours. n(t) = ? (b) Estimate the rate of growth of the bacteria population after 1.5 hours. (Round your answer to the nearest ...
*November 3, 2009 by Alex*

**Civics**

12. Which one of the following statements is most accurate regarding the Mayflower Compact? A. It made Plymouth a royal colony. B. It created the Massachusetts Bay Colony. C. It founded the Plymouth colony under a proprietary governor. D. It gave the Pilgrims their own ...
*March 12, 2015 by Sarah *

**biology**

There is a bacteria called botulism which will grow in anaerobic conditions. This bacteria can be found in improperly canned food, as a result a toxin is produced which can be deadly to humans. What does this bacteria have to do with BOTOX?
*August 11, 2010 by peter*

**Physics**

On earth, a certain type of bacteria doubles in number every 24 hours. Two cultures of these bacteria are prepared, each consisting initially of one bacterium. One culture is left on earth and the other is put on a rocket travelling at .866c relative to the earth. By the time ...
*May 25, 2011 by Joe Schmo*

**math**

Katrina is studying the effect of foreign substances on bacteria populations. If she introduces a beneficial substance, such as food, the bacteria population grows. If she introduces a harmful substance, such as a poison, the bacteria population decreases. The function f(x) = ...
*October 30, 2014 by Eric*

**Algebra**

A medical researcher wanted to determine the effect of pH (a measure of alkalinity or acidity, with pure water having a pH of 7) on the growth of a bacteria culture. The table below gives the measurements of different cultures, in thousands of bacteria, after 8 hours. pH ...
*December 1, 2014 by Patty*

**exponential equations**

A colony of Salmonella bacteria has a current population of 1000 organisms. If this particular strain has a doubling time, d, of 18 minutes, calculate the future population after 180 minutes.
*April 8, 2015 by Anonymous*

**american history (colonies) **

I have to write an essay about colonial times, where i pick a colony in English North America and write a report for the board of directors of the stock company about the advantages and disadvantages of the colony. I can't decide on a colony though. I was thinking Connecticut ...
*September 20, 2009 by anonymous*

**Exponential Equations**

A colony of Salmonella bacteria has a current population of 1000 organisms. If this particular strain has a doubling time, d, of 18 minutes, calculate the future population after 180 minutes. 1000er^18 1e+54
*April 8, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Algebra 2**

If there are initially 1500 bacteria in a culture, and the number of bacteria double each hour, the number of bacteria after t hours can be found using the formula N=1500(2^t). How many bacteria will present after 7 hours? I think the answer is N=192,000. Is this correct?
*March 1, 2012 by Emily*

**Algebra**

The number of bacteria in a stagment pond doubles every hour. A farmer sprays it every two hours and kils 3/4 of bacteria immediately. If there are 10,000 live bacteria left after the farmer sprays at noon, how many live bacteria are there at 11 p.m. that night?
*December 12, 2012 by Jenny*

**math**

The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by: n(t) = 1330e^(0.42t) (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 ...
*November 19, 2012 by NotGonnaSay*

**Stats - Please help me**

A Bacteria has a doubling period of 8 days. If there are 2250 bacteria present now, how many will there be in 33 days? find the growth rate (Round this to 4 decimal places). Growth Rate___________. There will be _________ Bacteria. I came up with:.0668 for the growth rate (I ...
*March 13, 2015 by Bobbie*

**calculus**

A bacteria culture starts with 900 bacteria and the population doubles every 4 hours. Find an expression for the number of bacteria after t hours.
*November 5, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

A type of bacteria doubles in number every 12 hours. After 2 days, there are 48 bacteria. How many bacteria were there at the beginning of the first day. I know the answer is 3, but want to know how it arrived at the number "3"
*November 13, 2013 by Taylor*

**math**

It takes 28 minutes for a certain bacteria population to double. If there are 4,241,763 bacteria in this population at 1:00 p.m., which of the following is closest to the number of bacteria in millions at 4:30 pm on the same day?
*September 9, 2010 by Ross*

**Quantitative Math**

A bacteria has a doubling period of 5 days. If there are 3250 bacteria present now, how many will there be in 40 days? I've found the growth rate to be 0.14869, but I can not find the amount of bacteria.
*November 1, 2015 by Caitlin*

**Calc**

The number of bacteria in a culture is increasing according to the law of exponential growth. There are 125 bacteria in the culture after 2 hours and 350 bacteria after 4 hours. a) Find the initial population. b) Write an exponential growth model for the bacteria population. ...
*January 6, 2011 by Erica*

**math**

The number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by n(t)=1710e071t (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...
*May 12, 2012 by someone*

**Math**

he number of bacteria in a culture is modeled by n(t)=1710e071t (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? ...
*May 12, 2012 by someone*

**algebra**

A medical researcher wanted to determine the effect of pH (a measure of alkalinity or acidity, with pure water having a pH of 7) on the growth of a bacteria culture. The table below gives the measurements of different cultures, in thousands of bacteria, after 8 hours. pH ...
*December 6, 2014 by Barb*

**math**

A medical researcher wanted to determine the effect of pH (a measure of alkalinity or acidity, with pure water having a pH of 7) on the growth of a bacteria culture. The table below gives the measurements of different cultures, in thousands of bacteria, after 8 hours. pH ...
*December 6, 2014 by quintyn*

**math**

A medical researcher wanted to determine the effect of pH (a measure of alkalinity or acidity, with pure water having a pH of 7) on the growth of a bacteria culture. The table below gives the measurements of different cultures, in thousands of bacteria, after 8 hours. pH ...
*December 6, 2014 by Barbara*

**math**

A medical researcher wanted to determine the effect of pH (a measure of alkalinity or acidity, with pure water having a pH of 7) on the growth of a bacteria culture. The table below gives the measurements of different cultures, in thousands of bacteria, after 8 hours. pH ...
*December 7, 2014 by Quintyn*

**math**

I am submitting agian, I am not sure the answer someone gave sounds correct. We are learning about exponents. A type of bacteria reproduces by splitting in two every thirty minutes. How many bacteria will there be after 4 hours if there are 2 bacteria to begin with?
*November 3, 2010 by Kam*

**AP US HIstory**

How were the Plymouth colony and the Massachusetts Bay colony alike? And how did they differ?
*November 18, 2007 by Jennifer*

**algebraic connections **

At the start of an experiment, there are 100 bacteria. If the bacteria follow an exponential growth pattern with a growth rate of 12%, what will be the population after 10 hours (round to the nearest bacteria)? Spell check
*February 24, 2015 by dustin chambless*

**Geometry**

Suppose you are studying bacteria in biology class the table shows the number of bacteria after n doubling periods n(periods)[0 1 2 3 4 5] billions of bacteria [3 6 12 24 48 96] your teacher asks you to predict the number of bacteria after 8 doubling periods. what would your ...
*March 8, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Biology**

What is the difference between a simple colony and a complex colony?
*September 4, 2007 by Kelly*

** Social Study**

How was the Virgina Colony different from the Plymouth Colony?
*September 28, 2011 by Lidia*

**Bacteria**

What structural features of bacteria do you think help them to survive? Name four characteristics of bacteria that aid them in producting disease. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacteria please read the link and then think about these statements: fast reproductive rate tough ...
*February 23, 2007 by Sabrina*

**MATH HW HELP!!**

The rate of bacteria growth in a laboratory experiment was at 16% per hour. If this experiment is repeated and begins with 5 grams of bacteria, how much bacteria should be expected after 12 hours? Round to the nearest tenth of a gram.
*May 20, 2014 by gia*

**Math**

The amount of bacteria after n min if the initial amount of bacteria is q and the amount of bacteria doubles every minute. (Hint: The answer should contain q as well as n.)
*June 9, 2010 by Mike*

**math**

The amount of bacteria after n min if the initial amount of bacteria is q and the amount of bacteria triples every 30 sec. (Hint: The answer should contain q as well as n.)
*August 18, 2012 by mary*

**SCIENTIFIC NOTATION**

A lab has two bacteria cultures. Culture A contains 8*10^4 bacteria and culture B contains 4*10^6 bacteria. How do the two cultures compare in size? A. Culture A contains twice as many bacteria as Culture B B. Culture A contains 1/2 as many bacteria as Culture B C. Culture A ...
*April 14, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Algebra**

Under ideal conditions, a population of e. coli bacteria can double every 20 minutes. This behavior can be modeled by the exponential function: N(t)=N(lower case 0)(2^0.05t) If the initial number of e. coli bacteria is 5, how many bacteria will be present in 4 hours?
*July 5, 2015 by Janice*

**Math**

I need some help. A biologist finds that the population of a certian type of bacteria double seach half-hour. An initial culture has 60 bacteria. 1. What is the population after 3 hours? 2. How long will it take for the number of bacteria to reach 983,040?
*April 9, 2013 by Kris*

**Math**

Bacteria A has an initial population of 500 and doubles everyday. Bacteria B has an initial population of 50 and triples everyday. How long will it take the population of bacteria B to overtake the population of bacteria A
*October 27, 2013 by Paul*