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The doubling period of a baterial population is 20 minutes. At time t = 120 minutes, the baterial population was 80000. With t representing minutes, the formula for the population is p(t)=A e^{kt}.

k=?

The initial population at time t = 0 is:?

The size of the baterial population after 3 hours is: ?

I attempted this problem and came up with k being (ln(2))/140. The online assignment keeps saying that is the wrong answer. If i can't find k, I can't get anything else. Please help me out.

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