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Unformatted text preview: The stomach breaks down the 100 mg pill to release 0.07 mg/min of the drug into the blood stream. The body is able to absorb the drug at a rate of 0.01 mg/min. a) The pill is designed to be taken once per day. Does this seem reasonable? (3 pts) b) The drug is lethal at a concentration of greater than 10 mg/L. Based on the concentration at 24 hours, would you market the drug in its current form? (4 pts) 4. A holding tank currently contains 1,000 kg of water. A pump is being used to empty the tank. After being turned on, the pump increases its flow by 500 g per minute for the first 5 minutes until it reaches a steady flow rate. How long does it take to empty the tank? (7 pts)...
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- Spring '11