Question #19f52

1 Answer
Mar 21, 2017

Since it triples every 60 minutes, the basic function is #^3#


Most questions like this are where the bacteria doubles and the power is 2. In this case, the power is 3. There will be 4 full cycles of doubling, so y = #4x^3#, where x = 2000. This is definitely an exponential function.