# Question #2aea5

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2016

It will take 30 hours for its population to be 2.5 times its original size.

#### Explanation:

Since it doubles every 24 hours, we can write an equation like this:

So, let's say

We now have our final answer. It will take 30 hours for its population to be 2.5 times its original size :)