In Bokanovsky's Process, the embryos double when they start budding. Although the DHC says that each embryo can produce between "8 and 96" babies. How do you get 96 by doubling?

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    I imagine they probably kill 32, just to prove how dystopic the setting really is. – Doug Warren Dec 16 '16 at 18:15

To quote from the same paragraph

Identical twins, but not in piddling twos and threes as in the old viviparous days, when an egg would sometimes accidentally divide

96 embryos is accomplished by allowing a triplet cell to divide 5 times. A double cell would only produce 64 embryos.

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