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# Amoebas

Amoebas reproduce by splitting in two. An amoeba which does so every minute is placed in a jar at exactly ten o`clock in the morning. At 12:00 noon the jar is full. At what time is the jar half full?

### Answer

11:59. Since they double every minute, at 11:59 it was half full. One minute later it had doubled and was full.Hide Answer Show Answer

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