Data Set for CHAPTER 2

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This shows the growth of a bacterial colony in square centimeters (second column) as a function of time in days (first column). Data from "Growth of Bacterial Colony" by H.G. Thornton, Ann. Appl. Biol., 1922, page 265.

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1st col 2nd col
0 0.24
1 2.78
2 13.53
3 36.30
4 47.50
5 49.40