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Standard Temperature Pressure and Volume

1. The respiratory rate of a person is 20 breathes per minute. If every average breath is about 310cm^3 of air at 22C and 740mmHG, what volume of air in cubic meters and corrected to standard temperature and pressure conditions does a person breathe in one day?

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First we need to find out the number of breaths per day:

(20 breaths/min) * (1440 min / d) = 28800 breaths / d

Next, we need to find the number of moles in an average breath from ...

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This solution is provided in 165 words. It uses number of breaths per day and moles to find total volume of air breathed per day.