Self Quiz for Bacterial Growth
Study the material in this section and then write out the answers to these question.
Do not just click on the answers and write them out. This will not test your understanding of this tutorial.
1. Match the following:
_____ A population doubles every generation time. (ans)
_____ One cell splits in two. (ans)
_____ The time it takes for a population of organisms to double in number. (ans)
a. binary fission
b. generation time
c. geometric progression
2. If you started with 1000 E. coli with a generation time of 30 minutes, how many bacteria would you have after 3 hours? (ans)
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