College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 1 - Problems: 37

Answer

$4.9~L/min$

Work Step by Step

We can find the volume rate of blood flow in $cm^3/s$: $\pi~r^2~v = \pi ~(1.2~cm)^2~(18~cm/s) = 81.43~cm^3/s$ We can convert this volume rate of blood flow to units of L/min: $81.43~cm^3/s\times \frac{1~L}{1000~cm^3}\times \frac{60~s}{1~min} = 4.9~L/min$
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