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Can you calculate when the dish will be full of yeast?

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In a science lab, a petri dish hosts a healthy colony of yeast for an experiment. Now every minute, all the yeast cells divide into two. At noon, there was just a single cell of yeast and at 1:22, the Petri dish was half full.

Can you calculate when the dish will be full of yeast?

posted Sep 10, 2014 by Upma

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At 1:23 the the dish will be full.

answer Nov 4, 2014 by Ankit Bajpai



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