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Homework Help: college Chemistry

Posted by CM on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 8:37pm.

An adult takes about 15 breaths per minute, with each breath having a volume of 500mL. if the air that is inhaled is "dry", but he exhaled air is 1 atm pressure is saturated with water vapor at 37 degree C(body temp), what mass of water is lost from the body in 1hr? The vapor pressure of water at 37degree C is 47.1 mmHg.

I tried doing this with partial pressures but its not coming out right.Please Help!!

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