Exponential Zombies: Outbreak

A zombie researcher becomes accidentally infected with Virus Z. He goes home that evening, turns into a zombie, and infects his wife and three children.The zombie outbreak has begun! Each zombie infects 3 new zombies TOTAL. -(In other words, they can't infect any more after 3.) Use the table to record the number of new zombies turned in the days that follow. )( "-J

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