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Solution: Dietary iron forms a 1: 1 complex with hemoglobin (Hb), which is responsible for O 2 transport in the body based on the following equation: Hb + 4O2 → Hb (O2)4 How many moles of oxygen could be transported by the hemoglobin complex formed from 9 mg of dietary iron? [Anemia-A Limiting Reagent Problem? p. 172] Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

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Dietary iron forms a 1: 1 complex with hemoglobin (Hb), which is responsible for O 2 transport in the body based on the following equation: 

Hb + 4O2 → Hb (O2)4 

How many moles of oxygen could be transported by the hemoglobin complex formed from 9 mg of dietary iron? [Anemia-A Limiting Reagent Problem? p. 172] Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.


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