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Unformatted text preview: CHM31L Practice Problems Exam #1 I. The heat required to sustain animals that hibernate comes from the biochemical combustion of fatty acids, one of which is arachidonic acid, C;OH 32 02 : a. Calculate the heat of combustion for 1 mol of arachidonic acid. =: b'H/CC.Oz.) tile, _ O'At 1.) - '2=l-b\1 0 01) o = _ (-'1' b. Calculate the mass of archidonic acid that would need to be biochemically "burned" to warm a 500. kg bear from 5 to 25°C. Assume the average specific heat of bear flesh is 4.18 bear flesh is 4....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 31 taught by Professor Roy during the Fall '09 term at Duke.
- Fall '09