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

Asked by  | 16th Jan, 2012, 08:58: PM

Expert Answer:

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)

Answered by  | 17th Jan, 2012, 08:05: AM

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