# A bacteria culture starts with 1000 bacteria. 2 hours later there are 1500 bacteria. How do you fin an exponential model for the size of the culture as function of time t in hours, and use the model to predict how many bacteria there will be after 2 days?

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Oct 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

So and exponential growth or decay will fit the formula,

where

so we sub in what we know

so our population is modelled by,

so 2 days is 48 hours so subbing in,