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Calculating Blood Alcohol Content

  Boys Girls
He weighs 160 lbs 120 lbs
He drinks 8 oz glass of wine
(10% alcohol conent)
8 oz glass of wine
(10% alcohol conent)
Number of drinks 3 3
Time elapsed since first drink 2 hours 2 hours

His estimated blood alcohol content (BAC)

0.08 0.13
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