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First oder differential equation.

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Homework Statement


Hi, i have a question.
1. find the function f(x).
f'(x) = f(x)(1- f(x)) f(0) = 1/8 ---> intial value problem.

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The Attempt at a Solution


y' = y(1 - y)
y' = y - y2
and now i don't know how/ what to do.
 

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[tex]\frac{dy}{dt}= y(1- y)[/tex]
so
[tex]\frac{dy}{y(1- y)}= dt[/tex]

Now integrate on both sides.
 

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