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# BIO Four astronauts are in a spherical space station. (a)

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Problem 20E

BIO Four astronauts are in a spherical space station. (a) If, as is typical, each of them breathes about 500 cm3 of air with each breath, approximately what volume of air (in cubic meters) do these astronauts breathe in a year? (b) What would the diameter (in meters) of the space station have to be to contain all this air?

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Solution 20E Step 1 of 2: 6 3 5.3×10 min a) V olume of air ,V = 4 × 10 breaths /minute × 500 × 10 m × ( 1 year ) = 1 × 10 m /year 4 3 Astronauts breathe 1 × 10 m /year

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