A certain type of cell can double itself every hour, because it has a growth factor of 2. A laboratory has 15 of these cells. Wh

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A certain type of cell can double itself every hour, because it has a growth factor of 2. A laboratory has 15 of these cells.

Which function best models the amount of cells in the laboratory after x hours?

f(x)=2^x+15
f(x)=15⋅2^x
f(x)=2⋅15^x
f(x)=15^x+2

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Mackenzie 1 week 2021-09-15T04:23:02+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-15T04:24:45+00:00

    Answer:

    Second one

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Second choice.

    Second one is growing by a factor of 2 because the exponent on 2 tells me that 2 is is being repeated as a factor.

    If x=0 then 15*2^0=15(1)=15 which is what we have initially.

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