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Under a set of controlled laboratory conditions, the size of the population of a certain bacteria culture at time t (in minutes) is described by the following function.
P=f(t)=3t^2+2t+1
Find the rate of population growth at t = 9 min.

f'(t) = 6t+2, so
f'(9) = ?
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