# Answer to Question #49912 in Other Chemistry for pat

Question #49912

at rest ,brain gets only 16 % by volume of your blood. calculate how many milliliters of blood are in your brain at rest, if your body contains 5 liters of blood.

Expert's answer

Supposethat 5 liters of blood is 100%, so we get the proportion: 5/x = 100%/16%; x = 0.8 liters = 800 milliliters.

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