# A sample of 2100 bacteria selected from this population reached the size of 2169 bacteria in one and a half hours. How do you find the hourly growth rate parameter?

##### 1 Answer

Hourly growth parameter is

#### Explanation:

An hourly growth parameter of

As such in one and a half hour,

Hence

i.e.

and

and

**Another way** which is also used could be as given below.

An hourly growth parameter of

and in

as in sample

or

This leads to

Hence, hourly growth parameter is