# Problem: A person inhales air richer in O2 and exhales air richer in CO2 and water vapor. During each hour of sleep, a person exhales a total of about 300 L of this CO2-enriched and H2O-enriched air.C6H12O6(s) + 6O2(g) ⟶6CO2(g) + 6H2O(g)(a) If the partial pressures of CO2 and H2O in exhaled air are each 30.0 torr at 37.0°C, calculate the mass (g) of CO2 and of H2O exhaled in 1 h of sleep.

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A person inhales air richer in O2 and exhales air richer in CO2 and water vapor. During each hour of sleep, a person exhales a total of about 300 L of this CO2-enriched and H2O-enriched air.

C6H12O6(s) + 6O2(g) ⟶6CO2(g) + 6H2O(g)

(a) If the partial pressures of CO2 and H2O in exhaled air are each 30.0 torr at 37.0°C, calculate the mass (g) of CO2 and of H2O exhaled in 1 h of sleep.

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