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A culture of bacteria grows exponentially. It doubles in size every 5858 hours. How long will it take to triple from its original size?

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Given:

The growth of bacteria doubles in size every 5858 hours

For exponential growth,

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Step 2

If doubles the size, then N = N0/2

Then,

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To triples the size, N = N0/...

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