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The growth of Pseudomonas bacteria is modeled as a first-order process with k = 0.035 min -1 at 37°C. The initial Pseudomonas population density is 1.0 x 103 cells/L.
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(a) What is the population density- after 4.0 h?
(b) What is the time required for the population to go from 1.0 x 10 3 to 3.0 x 103 cells/L?
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