A common inhabitant of human intestines is the bacterium Escherichia coli, named after the German pediatrician Theodor Escherich, who identified it in 1885. A cell of this bacterium in a nutrient-broth medium divides into two cells every 20 minutes. The initial population of a culture is 50 cells. (a) Find the relative growth rate. (b) Find an expression for the number of cells after t hours. (c) Find the number of cells after 6 hours. (d) Find the rate of growth after 6 hours. (e) When will the population reach a million cells?
Chapter 14: Capacity and Legality Contractual Capacity The legal ability to enter into a contractual relationship Minors o Not legally bound by contracts o Emancipation When child’s parent or legal guardian relinquishes legal right to exercise control over child o Disaffirmance Minor must express his/her intent not to be bound by contract Must be within reasonable time Minor need only return the goods subject to the contract o Exceptions to Minor’s Right to Disaffirm Misrepresentation of age Contracts for necessaries (basic needs) o Ratification The act of a