# 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 prediction be?

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1. Period 6: 96*2
Period 7: 96*2²
Period 8: 96*2³
etc.

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2. 768

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3. ewe

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