# A bacteria culture initially contains 1500 bacteria and doubles every half hour. The formula for the population is p(t)= 1500e^kt for some constant k, how do you find the size of the population after 60 minutes?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 5, 2017

**Bacteria population after** **minutes is**

#### Explanation:

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General procedure for any time required:

equation (1) we get

Taking natural log on both sides we get

Bacteria population after