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# The blood flow rate through the aorta is typically 99 cm3/s, and a typical adult has...

The blood flow rate through the aorta is typically 99 cm3/s, and a typical adult has about 4.7 liters of blood.

(a) How long does it take for all your blood to pass through the aorta?
s

(b) If your aorta has a diameter of 2.1 cm, what is the speed of blood as it flows through the aorta?
cm/s

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