# A colony of bacteria

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### 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 ...

### 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. (...

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.

### 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.

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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 ...

Bacterial populations can grow to enormous numbers in a matter of a few hours with the right conditions. If a bacterial colony doubles size every 15 minutes, how many bacteria will be present after 1 hour if the colony began with 4 bacteria?

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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 ...

### Algebra

calculate the time for the colony to reach 1 million bacteria. Number of bacteria present. Doubles every minute 2 4 8 16 32 64

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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?

### 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

### 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 ...

### 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.

### Algebra

A colony of bacteria has a population of ten initially, and doubles in size every three hours. What is the population of the colony after 24 hours of growth ?

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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

### 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?

### algebra 2

PLEASE HELP wiTH ALL OF THEse. I DON'T 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 ...

### 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: ...

### 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)

### 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!

### Math1

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

### Math1

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

### Math

A certain type of bacteria is growing at an exponential rate that can be modeled by the equation y=ae^kt, where t represents the number of hours. There are 300 bacteria initially, and 1500 bacteria 5 hours later. How many bacteria will be present at time t=10? Find you answer ...

### Math

A certain type of bacteria is growing at an exponential rate that can be modeled by the equation y=ae^kt, where t represents the number of hours. There are 300 bacteria initially, and 1500 bacteria 5 hours later. Find the rate of growth, k, of the bacteria. Write the equation ...

### 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? ...

### 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

### 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? ...

### math

Five bacteria are placed in a dish and then counted each hour. The first three bacteria counts were 12, 26, 54. If the pattern continues, how many hours after the bacteria were placed in the dish will there be 222 bacteria?

### 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

### 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 >>

### 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.

### 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 ...

### Algebra

At noon, Professor Simon has a petri dish with 10,000 cells of Bacteria A. In another petri dish, he has 33,000 cells of Bacteria B. Every hour, Bacteria A grows by 8%. Every hour Bacteria B cells die off, decreasing the number of cells by 6%. After how many hours will there ...

### Math NEED HELP URGENT

At noon, Professor Simon has a petri dish with 10,000 cells of Bacteria A. In another petri dish, he has 33,000 cells of Bacteria B. Every hour, Bacteria A grows by 8%. Every hour Bacteria B cells die off, decreasing the number of cells by 6%. After how many hours will there ...

### 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?

### 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?

### 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?

### 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.

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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.

### 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?

### 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.

### 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 ...

At noon, Professor Simon has a petri dish with 10,000 cells of Bacteria A. In another petri dish, he has 33,000 cells of Bacteria B. Every hour, Bacteria A grows by 8%. Every hour Bacteria B cells die off, decreasing the number of cells by 6%. After how many hours will there ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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.

### 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.

### 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?

### 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 ...

### 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?

### 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 ...

### Honors Algebra

A biologist is researching a newly discovered species of bacteria. At time t=0 hours, she puts on hundred bacteria into a Petri dish. Six hours later, she measures 450 bacteria. Assuming exponential growth, what is the growth rate "k" for the bacteria? (Round your percent to ...

### 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) = ...

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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.

### 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?

### 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?

### 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 ...

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 ...

### 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.

### 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

### 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"

### 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?

### 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.

### Math

There are 3000 bacteria in a day, if the number of bacteria double per 2 days , how many bacteria can we expect to have in 15 days?? My result was 44,999.99 which if rounded is 45,000,am i accurate? ?

### algebra

At the start of an experiment, there are 100 bacteria. If the bacteria follow an exponential growth pattern with a growth rate of 2%, what will be the population after 5 hours (round to the nearest bacteria)?

### 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 ...

### 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. ...

### 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...

### 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? ...

### math

7. A certain strain of bacteria doubles every 6 minutes. Assuming that you start with only one bacterium, how many bacteria could be present at the end of 84 minutes (round answer to the nearest bacteria)?

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### 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 ...