Homework Q14.117

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Homework Q14.117

Postby Rucha Kulkarni 2A » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:26 pm

Does anyone know how to solve question 117 on the homework?

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Re: Homework Q14.117

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:10 pm

Hello,

Can you please post the question?

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Re: Homework Q14.117

Postby OliviaShearin2E » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:30 pm

14.117 The body functions as a kind of fuel cell that uses oxygen from the air to oxidize glucose:

During normal activity, a person uses the equivalent of about 10 MJ of energy a day. Assume that this value represents ΔG, and estimate the average current through your body in the course of a day, assuming that all the energy that we use arises from the reduction of O2 in the glucose oxidation reaction. See Box 14.1.


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