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The rate of bacteria growth in a laboratory experiment was measured at 11% per hour. If this experiment is repeated and begins with 6 grams of bacteria, how much bacteria should be expected after 15 hours? Round to the nearest tenth of a gram.

Steve
Each hour the population rises by a factor of 1.11. So, after 15 hours, you have
6*1.11^15 = ?
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