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Chapter-2 Homework1) A diabetic, who does not utilize insulin properly, will metabolize fats instead ofglucose. A condition called diabetic ketoacidosis is a common result of excessive fatmetabolism, causing blood pH values of 7.1 or less (normal range = 7.35—7.45). Whathas happened to the blood pH and why?A) The pH is above normal (basic) because the ketones are too basic.B) The pH is below normal (acidic) because the buffering capacity was exceeded.C) The pH is not affected because the blood buffers can absorb the excess H+.D) The pH is below normal because buffers can donate OH+.
2) An uncharged atom of boron has an atomic number of 5 and an atomic mass of 11.How many electrons does boron have?

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Term
Fall
Professor
SPOHN
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Atom, 30 Minutes, Diabetic Ketoacidosis

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