# The doubling time a type of bacteria is 35 minutes. If every bacterium reproduces, then after 35 minutes a population of 64 bacteria approximately to what size?

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Feb 5, 2018

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128

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Approximately the size of bacteria will grow to 128 bacteria if 64 bacteria will reproduce after 35 minutes. They will only reproduce once in 35 minutes. A bacteria will usually reproduce or grow by dividing into two this is called a binary fission. On the above situation, 64 bacteria will reproduce also a 64 bacteria which has the total of 128.

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