1) You are asked by your physiology teacher to change your breathing pattern such that you increase your minute ventilation but decrease your alveolar ventilation. Is this possible to do? Explain in detail why or why not.
2) You slowly ramp up your exercise intensity on a bike ergometer (i.e. 50 watts every 3 minutes) to a submaximal steady state level of exercise of 200 watts. What happens to the following variables as you ramp up your exercise intensity?