Precalculus

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NEED HELP ASAP PLEASE!!
A bacteria culture starts with 2000 bacteria and the population doubles every 3 hours.
a) A function that models the number of bacteria after t hours is p(t)=____________?
b) The number of bacteria present after 5 hours will be about _____ ?
c) The population will reach 22000 after approximately ________ hours.

  1. Reiny

    very similar to your
    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1267744260

    except we have
    p(t) = 2000(2)^t, where t is the number of 3-hour periods.

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