The pandemic is taking a large toll on the small village called Mathtown. On the first day of the pandemic the mayor infected her admistration clerk. the next day they both infected somebody new in the town. Every day once someone was infected, they would infect another person in their community. How many days did it take to infect everyone in their town with a population of 2000?How many more days would it take if the population was twice as much - 4000?
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About 11 days to infect 2000 and 12 days to infect 4000.

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