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### Gauthmathier4256

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

A population of bacteria grows by 35\% every hour. If the population begins with 100 specimens, how many are there after 6 hours?

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### Gauthmathier9382

Grade 9 · 2020-11-04

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605 specimens

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You've got an original population of 100, a growth rate of 0.35 every hour, and 6 hours. To solve the problem, you just need to plug the appropriate values into the formula for exponential growth.

100\times1.35^{6}≈605 specimens

100\times1.35^{6}≈605 specimens

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