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Problem: The metabolic oxidation of glucose, C6H12O6, in our bodies produces CO2, which is expelled from our lungs as a gas:C6H12O6 (aq) + 6 O2(g) → 6 CO2(g) + 6H2O(l)Calculate the volume of oxygen you would need, at 1.00 atm and 298 K, to completely oxidize 53 g of glucose.

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The metabolic oxidation of glucose, C6H12O6, in our bodies produces CO2, which is expelled from our lungs as a gas:

C6H12O6 (aq) + 6 O2(g) → 6 CO2(g) + 6H2O(l)

Calculate the volume of oxygen you would need, at 1.00 atm and 298 K, to completely oxidize 53 g of glucose.

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