Decimal reduction times for Bacillus subtilis are $37 \mathrm{~s}$ and $12 \mathrm{~s}$ at temperatures of $120{ }^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ and $125^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$, respectively. The temperature rise, in ${ }^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$, necessary to reduce the first value of decimal reduction time at $120^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ by a factor of 10 is

(A) 7.18

(B) 10.36

(C) 13.06

(D) 16.07

Decimal reduction times for Bacillus subtilis are $37 \mathrm{~s}$ and $12 \mathrm{~s}$ at temperatures of $120{ }^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ and $125^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$, respectively. The temperature rise, in ${ }^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$, necessary to reduce the first value of decimal reduction time at $120^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ by a factor of 10 is

(A) 7.18

(B) 10.36

(C) 13.06

(D) 16.07

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