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From:     Eugene Shumu1insky <static@??.???.????.edu>
Date:     Fri, 12 Jan 1996 15:37:42 -0500 (EST)
Subject:  Re: Air consumption
In our last episode, SJammer123@???.com said:
>In a message dated 96-01-12 13:25:47 EST, you write:
>>> >>Call your local scuba shop. It's part of their business to know how much
>>> air
>>
>>Let's see if I can recall correctly . . .
>>
>>A typical human sucks up approximately 1 cubic foot of
>>air per minute, and uses about 75% of the oxygen in
>>the air inhaled (thus, air in =approx 20% oxygen, air
>>out =approx 5% oxygen).

	Does that mean that you could live off of 1 f^3 for one minute?
Because otherwise that doesn't sound right.  One breath is about half a f^3.
I remember we did an experiment in 9th grade biology (many years ago), but
I don't have any of my notes.

>>This is from my dim memories of a scuba class that I
>>took some time ago, so don't bet your life on it.
>
>Um... Wasn't that nearly a month ago?

	Yeah, it was.  I brought up the original question, but I havn't had
a chance to call yet (or game, for that matter), do to my quest for a job.



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Air consumption    phantom@????.????.???.edu    12 Jan 1996 17:57:02
Re: Air consumption    SJammer123@???.com    12 Jan 1996 19:25:06
Re: Air consumption    Eugene Shumu1insky    12 Jan 1996 20:37:42
Re: Air consumption    phantom@????.????.???.edu    17 Jan 1996 13:02:49
Air consumption    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Mar 1996 07:54:39
Re: Air consumption    Pete Neale    19 Jun 1996 19:04:47

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