Concentrations of Solutions (Section)
The average adult male has a total blood volume of 5.0 L. After drinking a few beers, he has a BAC of 0.10 (see Exercise). What mass of alcohol is circulating in his blood?
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 that the BAC is 0.08 or higher. What is the concentration of alcohol, in terms of molarity, in blood if the BAC is 0.08?
Blood 5 liters of this liquid tissue in the body (1.5 gallons) o 8% of body weight Temperature near 100 degrees F, higher than normal body temp, mechanism by which we change body temp o Increase- divert blood towards core o Decrease- divert more blood to the surface of our body and the blood is exchanged with the...