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Sheet # 112 Critical Thinking

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When a cell divides, it produces two new cells. When these two cells subdivide in their turn, they produce four cells. How many cells will there be after eight divisions if you start with one cell?

Answers for sheet # 112

256 cells

Starting point 1 cell
1st division 2
2nd division 4
3rd. Division 8
4th division 16
5th division 32
6th division 64
7th division 128
8th division 256