Arturo O. answered • 07/08/18

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The population P(t) obeys the law

P(t) = P

_{0}(2)^{t/10},where t is the time in minutes from when the population was P

_{0}.60 minutes ago, P was P

_{0}. Now it is 19683.t = 60 minutes

19683 = P

_{0}(2)^{60/10}= P_{0}(2)^{6}P

_{0}= 19683 / 2^{6}= 308 (to the nearest whole number)