Matt Gets Messy: In search of Exact Doubling Time

Learning Outcomes

When you have completed this module, you should be able to:

• Use the growth equation to calculate generation time from a set of data
• Know how to use logarithms (logs) to solve equations with exponents

1: In search of ... the exact doubling time
2: Finding doubling time with general numbers
3: Logarithms = Exponent-busters
4: Now let’s try out our knowledge of logs
5: More exponent busting
6: World Population
7: Growth of technology
8: How long before the oysters are unsafe?
9: Summary