A circular plate rolls in contact with the sides of a rectangular
tray. How much of its circumference comes into contact with the
sides of the tray when it rolls around one circuit?
Dilution Series Calculator
Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level
This interactive diagram shows a dilution series made from four dilutions of an initial bacterial solution. At each stage of the dilution, a quantity of the culture is diluted with a quantity of the medium
Try to calculate the dilution factor for various combinations of initial numbers. Can you create a general rule for the overall dilution?
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