You are waiting backstage for your cue to come onstage when you notice that you are breathing rapidly and beginning to feel light-headed. As you try to control your anxiety and slow your breathing, you think about what you learned in your biology class this week and realize that your hyperventilation is changing your blood pH. Explain.

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    Rapid breathing increases the pH of my blood, making it more basic.
    Rapid breathing decreases my blood’s pH, making it more acidic.
    Rapid breathing increases the pH of my blood, making it more acidic.
    Rapid breathing decreases my blood’s pH, making it more basic.

asked May 29, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Rapid breathing increases the pH of my blood, making it more basic.
answered May 30, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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