A sample of a certain type of bacteria is enclosed in a glass container on March 1st. The sample of

A sample of a certain type of bacteria is enclosed in a glass container on March 1st. The sample of bacteria starts to grow and cover the bottom surface of the container in such a way that the area covered by the bacteria doubles every day. If it continues to grow in this way, the bottom surface of the glass container will be entirely covered with the bacteria on March 10th.

When will a quarter of the bottom surface of the glass container be covered?

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