(Chart Given) Time (d)    Biomass(mg/L)0                      501                      752                     1113                    1664                     2485                     369a. Calculate u(max).b. What would the population size be after 25 days? (answer a and b)

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Asked Oct 9, 2019

(Chart Given) 
Time (d)    Biomass(mg/L)
0                      50
1                      75
2                     111
3                    166
4                     248
5                     369

a. Calculate u(max).

b. What would the population size be after 25 days? 

(answer a and b)

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Step 1

To calculate µmax the for the population and size of population after 25 days.

Step 2

Using exponential growth equation, the value of µmax can be calculated:

Reaaranging the equation gives the value of
n
Xg
By putting the vales in the equati on:
369
In
166
max
5-3
In 2.2204d
2
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Reaaranging the equation gives the value of n Xg By putting the vales in the equati on: 369 In 166 max 5-3 In 2.2204d 2

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Step 3

Population size can be cal...

X X, e
X=50 mgL', t=25 days, and u= 0.4d*
Putting these values in the equation:
Xy= 50. e0425
Xg 1,101,323 mg L
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X X, e X=50 mgL', t=25 days, and u= 0.4d* Putting these values in the equation: Xy= 50. e0425 Xg 1,101,323 mg L

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