Question

The population of bacteria in a culture grows at a rate
proportional to the number of bacteria present at time t. After 2
hours from the beginning, it is observed that 500 bacteria are
present. After 5 hours (from the beginning), 1500 bacteria are
present. What is the initial number of bacteria P_{0} ?

Hint: Use P(t) = P_{0}e^{kt}

^{A - 240 at beggining}

^{B - 198 at beggining}

^{C - 541 at the beggining}

^{D - None of the above}

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