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The number of bacteria in a certain population increases according to a continuous exponential growth model, with a growth rate parameter of

13

%

per hour. An initial sample is obtained from this population, and after two hours, the sample has grown to

2633

bacteria. Find the number of bacteria in the initial sample. Round your answer to the nearest integer.

Note: This is a continuous exponential growth model.

And though the growth rate parameter is

13

%

per hour, the actual growth is not

13

%

each hour.

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To use the given data (exponential model) to determine the initial data

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