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Mon January 16, 2012 By:

If a bacteria divides into two in 20 minutes by binary fission ,then how many bacteria will be produced in 2 hours?

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Tue January 17, 2012
64 bacteria.
(First 20 mins - 2
After 40 mins - 4
After 1 hour - 8
After 1 hour 20 mins - 16
After 1 hour 40 mins - 32
After 2 hours - 64)
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