Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 5 - Exponential and Logarithmic Functions - 5.3 Exponential Functions - 5.3 Assess Your Understanding: 131

Answer

59 minutes

Work Step by Step

The number of bacteria doubles every minute and the container gets full after 60 minutes. Hence it will be half full 1 minute before it gets full, which is after 59 minutes.
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