Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 36 - Plant Form - Figure 36.15 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

Each division produces one daughter cell, so 100 cells needed by division/ 10 cells dividing=10 cell divisions per cell dividing.

Work Step by Step

Just look at the math in mitosis: each division increases cell count by one, so 10 cells make 10 new ones each division. If the question in the book seems poorly worded, you are right about that.
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