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Name ________Cameron Anderson______________________ PHY 202 Homework Assignment Learning Unit 1 The volume of air taken in by a warm-blooded vertebrate in the Andes mountains is 210 L/day at standard temperature and pressure (i.e. 0 o C and 1 atm ) If the air in the lungs is at 39 o C , under a pressure of 450 mmHg , and we assume that the vertebrate takes an average volume of 100 cm 3 per breath at the temperature and pressure of its lungs, how many breaths does this vertebrate take per day? Procedure : Firstly, we calculate the volume of air inside the lungs corresponding to a volume of 210 liters outside. Then, divide that volume by the volume required for one breath. That will give us the

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• Fall '13
• Atmosphere, Torr, Standard conditions for temperature and pressure, volume of air

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