Name: __________________________ Mitosis Homework Cell division: How many cells? 1. What is the process by which cells divide? List the phases of this process of cell division and give a brief description of what happens in each phase (you may draw pictures to help you….make sure you also describe in words what you are showing in your drawings.) 2. Suppose a bacterial cell divides and becomes two cells every five minutes. You start with a population of 50 bacteria cells. (a) How many cells are there after 5 minutes? Show your work in the space provided. (b) How many cells are there after 10 minutes? (c) How many cells are there after 25 minutes?