# Population growth problem

• January 28th 2010, 12:37 PM
Evan.Kimia
Population growth problem
I figured out everything but i cant figure out this last one below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/4186/problemm.png
• January 28th 2010, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Evan.Kimia
I figured out everything but i cant figure out this last one below. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/4186/problemm.png

$P(t) = 120e^{.804718956218t}$
$P'(t) = 120*.804718956218e^{.804718956218t}$
$P'(5) = 120*.804718956218e^{.804718956218* 5}$
$P'(5)=5397.58 \frac{bacteria}{hour}$
• January 28th 2010, 05:45 PM
Evan.Kimia
Ah, thanks. I did that before and must of typed it wrong on the calc