Problem: How long does it take a person at rest to breathe one mole of air if the person breathes 75.0 mL/s of air that is measured at 25 °C and 755 mmHg? Express your answer numerically in seconds.The various gas laws can be used to describe air, which is a mixture of gases. In some cases, these laws have direct application to the air that we breathe.

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How long does it take a person at rest to breathe one mole of air if the person breathes 75.0 mL/s of air that is measured at 25 °C and 755 mmHg? Express your answer numerically in seconds.


The various gas laws can be used to describe air, which is a mixture of gases. In some cases, these laws have direct application to the air that we breathe.

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