How many grams of C02 per breath?
% by volume C02 in exhaled breath=4%
Density of CO2 gas= 1.80 g/L
Volume of Lungs= 1.5 L
How many grams of CO2 per breath?
- Mike WLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
One breath is assumed to be lung volume. Thus volume is 1.5 L. That contains 4% CO2. Hence you can calculate the volume of CO2 (4% of 1.5 L).
The density of CO2 is 1.8. So if voulume of CO2 is in liters, then multiply by 1.8 to get the mass in grams.