A culture starts with 10000 bacteria, and the number doubles every 40 minutes.

a. Find a function that models the number of bacteria at time t.

b. Find the number of bacterial after one hour.

c. After how many minutes will there be (50000 +m) bacteria?

d. Sketch a graph of the number of bacterial at time t.

please help me to solve this questions.

Guest Jun 24, 2021

#1**+1 **

# = 10 000 * 2^{(t/40)} Where ' t ' is in minutes

b) One hour = 60 minutes plug that into the equation for 't'

c) # = 50 000+m sub that into the equation and solve for 't' (what is 'm' ?)

ElectricPavlov Jun 24, 2021