Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 12, DNA - Standardized Test Prep - Page 359: 9



Work Step by Step

Every 20 minutes, the number of cells doubles. At 20 minutes, there are two bacteria. At 40 minutes, there are four bacteria. At 60 minutes, there will be eight bacteria. At 80 minutes, there are 16 bacterial cells. Inferring from this, at 100 minutes, there should be 32 bacterial cells. Therefore, option C is correct.
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