1. ## doubling time

A study shows the doubling time of bacteria is 15 days. If we assume exponential growth A=Ao(1+i)^t, where t is given in days, find the growth constant i.

I found .0473, but im not very sure and would like someone to check it for me.

2. Originally Posted by nhoi125
A study shows the doubling time of bacteria is 15 days. If we assume exponential growth A=Ao(1+i)^t, where t is given in days, find the growth constant i.

I found .0473, but im not very sure and would like someone to check it for me.
Correct!

(I've got i = 0.047294122...)