A certain strain of bacteria divides every five hours. If a colony is started wi

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 90 bacteria, then the time t (in hours) required for the colony to grow to N bacteria is given by

t = 5

log(N/90)
log 2
.
Find the time required for the colony to grow to two million bacteria. (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
t =  hr
Apr 8th, 2015

t = log (2000000/90)/log(2)=4.346787/0.30103 = 14.43972 = 14.44 hours

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