# File-079 - McCague File-079 4 If the initial bacterial...

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BIO 119 McCague File-079 5/22/03 Name: _____________________________ 1. If the initial number of bacteria is 12 what will the population size be at the end of 20 generations? (show your solution method) 2. If the initial number of bacteria is 9 what will be the population size at the end of 10 generations? (show your solution method) 3. The final number in a bacteria is 200, this population divided for 3 generations. What was the initial number of this population? (show your solution method)

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Unformatted text preview: McCague File-079 4. If the initial bacterial count is 65,536 and the initial number 4 hours earlier was 256, how long is the generation time for this culture? (show your solution answer below) 5. The formula for generation time is: G.T. = T E / n The formula for final population size is: N t = N o x 2 n Using algebraic derivation prove that the above two equations can be combined to give: G.T. = T E / 3.32 x log (N t / N o ) Prove mathematically that this is true....
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