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  1. Powers VS. Exponents
  1. Write the volume of the cube below as a power. Then, calculate the volume.
    Using exponents to solve problems
    1. Suppose there are 30 bacteria in a bottle. The number of bacteria doubles every hour. How many will be there after:
      1. 1 hour?
      2. 7 hours?
      3. n hours?
    Topic Notes
    In this section, you will try to apply what we learn about exponents in the previous sections to solve word problems such as, calculating the volume of a cube, and more.