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Blood Speed in an Arteriole: A typical arteriole has a diameter of0.030 mm and carries blood at the rate of 5.5 x 10 ^ -6cm^3/s.

A.) What is the speed of the blood in an arteriole?

V= ___ cm/s

B.) Suppose an arteriole branches into 340 capillaries, each with adiameter of 4.0 x 10 ^-6 m. What is the blood speed in thecapillaries? (The low speed in capillaries is beneficial; itpromotes the diffusion of materials to and from the blood.)

v = ____ cm/s

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