A cell divides into 2 cells every minute. Calculate the number of cells after 10 minutes

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A cell divides into 2 cells every minute. Calculate the number of cells after 10 minutes 

Aug 26th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

I set up an proportion first,

1 minute = 2 cells

10 minutes=x

Then, cross multiply and you get:

1x= 20

Solve for x 

and you get x=20

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Aug 26th, 2015

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