Problem: The concentration of alcohol (CH3CH2OH) in blood, called the "blood alcohol concentration" or BAC, is given in units of grams of alcohol per 100 mL of blood. The legal definition of intoxication in many states of the United States is a BAC of 0.08 or higher.What is the concentration of alcohol, in terms of molarity, in blood if the BAC is 0.08?

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First thing is to find the molar mass of the alcohol

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The concentration of alcohol (CH3CH2OH) in blood, called the "blood alcohol concentration" or BAC, is given in units of grams of alcohol per 100 mL of blood. The legal definition of intoxication in many states of the United States is a BAC of 0.08 or higher.

What is the concentration of alcohol, in terms of molarity, in blood if the BAC is 0.08?

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