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    What is exponential growth rate?
    What would the curve of a growth rate curve look like?


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    When say bacteria reproduce, they do so exponentially (e.g. binary fission).

    So the first splits into 2, which each split into 2 giving 4, which split again to give 8, which split to 16 etc. etc.

    The graph would look something like this (ignore the labelling etc. - just the general shape):

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