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Find the number of bacteria after 12 hours?

  1. Oct 14, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A bacteria culture contains 1100 bacteria initially and doubles every hour.


    Find the number of bacteria after 12 hours. (This is a numerical answer; you can enter all of the digits or use exponential form with ** instead of ^ for exponentiation.)
    n(12)
    ____ = bacteria


    2. Relevant equations

    1100(2)^t

    3. The attempt at a solution

    1100(2)^(12) = 45056000

    Is this the correct answer?
    Thank you
     
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  3. Oct 14, 2014 #2

    LCKurtz

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    The left side is correct and the right side is wrong.
     
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