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blood is pumped from the heart at a rate of 5.0l/min into the aorta (radius 1.0cm)determinethethe speed of the blood

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  1. volume=area*distance
    volume/time=area*distance/time
    distance/time=speed=5dm^3/sec /(Pi r^2)

    since you units on volume are decimeter, change radius for cm to dm, or r=.1dm
    speed=5dm^3/(PI*.1^2 dm^2)
    that give you speed in dm/min

    now if you want cm/sec, multiply by 10

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