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# Bacteria problem 5.2

Hi. Total beginner here. The bacteria problem formula is; 500* 2 ** N . N goes sequentially up to 30 So I coded: (500 * 2 ** N), N = range (30) I looked up the N= range () on Google but was not correct. Would appreciate guidance. Thank you

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I think this is what you need for N in range(30): print(500 *2 **N) create a range, then apply your formula where N is the power being generated by the range. The print function will show the result of each iteration

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This will help you and it's the right answer!! N=24 print(500*2**N) SIMPLE..!! No need to use for loop for this..

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Thank you Rik and Loser....Im at preset pretty hopeless ...so far... in the Python Peter

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Codemurai while humour lightens and brightens the place - it's less helpful in helping with the solution. Nice Joke, btw. 🙂

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Loser I know it is a small joke I will try to help

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@Peter You can try "Programming with Python for Absolute Beginners - 'Mike Dawson' ". Really, Good one. It's the same book I refer to my students. OR you can try programiz.com, really a great reference. This place is just for practice, revision and doubt-solving.

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Thank you Loser I will order the book

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It is simple to done . First step - what has given to us. Second - write bacteria =500, n=24. Third - use (500*2**n). That's it and run the code you get the result.

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N = 30 for i in range(N): i = i + 1 print(500 * 2 ** i) range function works with 'for' loops, not alone.. you would require to have a variable, in this case 'i', that will intake the value N gives out from '0' till 'N'. As the value for 'i' starts from 0, we have to have statement/expression that will change it's value from 0 to 1, (hence, the statement - i = i + 1) inorder to get the desired output.

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Hmmmm...... Lot of bacteria Use a Dettol Print("Dettol")

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For input, just enter the number of hours you would like to calculate. Hours = (input()) print (500*2**int(Hours))

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Thank you for the answer

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Hi there, To whom this may help. I got the corrcet answer with this solution. Hope it helps print( 2** 24 * 500)