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The population of a bacteria colony increased by p% each day for 4 days in a row.The final population after 4 days was 5.0625 times the original population. What is p?

 Aug 17, 2021
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5.0625 x   = x (1+ p/100)4

5.0625 = (1+p/100)^4

1.5 = 1 + p/100

.5 = p/100

 

p = 50 %

 Aug 18, 2021

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