Pick the correct answer to the following question. Write a brief statement explaining why each choice of answers is correct or incorrect.
A person is hyperventilating. Their rapid rate of breathing causes a loss of carbon dioxide than usual from the body, resulting in a decline in the amount of hydrogen ions in the blood plasma. As a result:
A. The pH of the blood will rise.
B. The pH of the blood will fall.
C. The pH of the blood will not be affected.