Logarithms: Bacterial Growth
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Formula: Bacterial Growth Formula
  
Given: There are 13 cells of a escherichia coli colony.
This colony has a double rate of 17 minutes within an optimum medium.
  
Find:  Use the formula above to calculate the time it would take for the given colony to grow to 1700000 cells within an optimum medium. Calculate the solution for 't' to the nearest tenth using logarithms.
  
Solution:   t = minutes