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Alice96 Under certain circumstances, the rate at which a disease spreads through a population of P individuals is proportional to the product of the number I of people infected and the number not infected
a) Write and equation for dI/dt
b) Invert to get dt/dI
c) Find t as a function of I, assuming time is 0 at the moment when half the population is infected
d) Find I as a function of t
Hint for part c: What happens when you combine 1/I+1/(P-1) into a single fraction.
Any help that you can offer is appreciated!