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Unformatted text preview: Chemistry In Daily Life Zainab Saba Roll no:373 Chemistry is a big part of your everyday life. You find chemistry in daily life in the foods you eat, the air you breathe, your soap, your emotions and literally every object you can see or touch. Here's a look at some everyday chemistry. Elements in the Human Body Most of the human body is made up of water, H2O, with cells consisting of 65-90% water by weight. Therefore, it isn't surprising that most of a human body's mass is oxygen. Carbon, the basic unit for organic molecules, comes in second. 99% of the mass of the human body is made up of just six elements: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, and phosphorus. Why Do Onions Make You Cry? Inside the onion cells there are some chemical compounds which contain sulfur. When you cut an onion, the cells break and those compounds suffer a chemical reaction and they are transformed into a more volatile sulfured compounds, which are released into the air....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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