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Inhaled air contains mainly oxygen to be extracted. Exhaled air is mainly carbon dioxide as the waste product of breathing.
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What happens when you inhale the air you exhale?

The air you exhale normally contains 19% less oxygen than inhaled air, with a 4% to 5% level of carbon dioxide and other gases, along with added water vapor. (Which is why you

Why is exhaled air warmer than inhaled air?

Basically when you inhale air, the blood capillaries warm the incoming air so when you breathe out, you breathe the warm air warmed by the blood capillaries.

Why is there a higher percentage of CO2 in the air exhaled than inhaled?

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What is the difference between the air you inhale and the air you exhale?

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How much nitrogen is inhaled and exhaled air?

The percentage inhaled is roughly 79% but it is only 74% when exhaled. The volume of Nitrogen does not change but the percentage out of all the exhaled gas decreases as there

What is the differences between inhaled and exhaled air?

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What are the components of inhaled and exhaled air?

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What is the difference between exhaled air and inhaled air?

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