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1             Harry and Emma are both provisional (P plate) drivers and both weigh 60kg.

They both drink 6 standard drinks at the same rate over 3 hours.

            The formulas for calculating blood alcohol content are:

                                                          

                                            

            where              N = number of standard drinks consumed

                                    H = number of hours drinking

                                    M = mass in kg

            Find:

a)    Harry’s BAC (correct to 3 decimal places)

b)    Emma’s BAC (correct to 3 decimal places)

c)    How long Emma should wait before her BAC is zero so that she can legally drive herself home? Assume Emma’s BAC is reduced by 0.015 per hour.

 

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