Caffeine Moles in Drinks LAnce COok, Chase Maus, Jaila Mills

Caffeine: What is caffeine? It is a Central Nervous System stimulant. Naturally Occurring Substance (found in plants such as cocoa beans, kola nuts, tea leaves) that is used to make you feel more awake, give you energy, etc. Effects on the human body are too headaches; overdosing can cause confusion, hallucinations, rapid heartbeat, breathing trouble, achy muscles. Normally consuming caffeine and then stopping can cause headaches as well as symptoms from “Caffeine Withdrawal” that include: anxiety, irritability, drowsiness. It also raises the amount of acid in your stomach by causing heartburn or an upset stomach. Jitters are a non lethal effect of caffeine consumption. Positive effects of caffeine are that it temporarily gives you more energy while Negative effects of caffeine are the many symptoms it has. The molar mass of caffeine is 194.19 grams
Coke: 29 mg caffeine $0.75 12oz can Walmart, .00822% of beverage contains caffeine Its stimulant ingredient is caffeine. Caffeine moles per serving .00015 moles. Used 8.9x10^19 for molecules of caffeine per serving and 8.4x10^-21 for cost per caffeine molecule.
Red Bull: 111 mg caffeine $2.50 12oz can Walmart, .03% of beverage contains caffeine. Its stimulant ingredient is taurine. Caffeine moles per serving .00057 moles. Used 3.44x10^20 for molecules of caffeine per serving and 7.26x10^-24 for cost per caffeine molecule.
Coffee: 95 mg caffeine $1.00 12 oz McDonalds, .027% of beverage contains caffeine. Its stimulant ingredient is caffeine. Caffeine moles per serving .00049 moles. Used 2.9x10^20 for molecules of caffeine per serving and 3.45x10^-21 for cost per caffeine molecule.
Rockstar: 72 mg caffeine $1.50 12oz can Walmart .02% of beverage contains caffeine. Its stimulant ingredient is taurine. Caffeine moles per serving .00037 moles. Used 2.2x10^20 for molecules of caffeine per serving and 6.82x10^-21 for cost per caffeine molecule.
Espresso: 64 mg caffeine, 1 oz, $1.50, .22% of beverage contains caffeine. Its stimulant ingredient is caffeine. Caffeine moles per serving .00033 moles. Used 2.0x10^20 for molecules of caffeine per serving and 7.5x10^-21 for cost per caffeine molecule.
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LD50 is that amount of a certain substance that it takes to kill a test sample or population. When running these tests the units are generally recorded in milligrams of the substance per kilogram of the subjects body weight. LD50 of caffeine- The LD50 of caffeine in humans is between 150 and 200 mg per kilogram. 400 milligrams of caffeine is what the average person takes in a day, this number is not related to body weight. A lethal dose of caffeine to a 180 pound person (81.81 KG) would be around 12,000-13,000 mg of caffeine.
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