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A protozoan reproduces by binary fission. What will be the number of protozoans in its population after six generations?
A. 128

B. 24

C. 64

D. 32

Answer :

The number of protozoans in its population after six generations = 64.

Binary fission is doubling in numbers every day.


So population due to binary fission will be 2n after n generations.


Similarly population of protozoans after six generations will be (26=64).


Hence the correct answer is option (c).

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