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The size of an exponentially growing bacteria colony doubles in 8 hours. How long will it take for the number of bacteria to triple? Give your answer in exact form and decimal form.

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Miraclehug

population ratio to original value is; =2^(n/8) = 3 =ln[2^(n/8)] = (n/8)ln(2) = ln(3) answer in exact and decimal form n = 8ln(3)/ln(2) n ~ 12.68 hope it helps

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