What is the percentage of urea present in the urine?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 7 months ago

What is the percentage of urea present in the urine?
 
(a) 96%
 
(b) 0.2%
 
(c) 2%
 
(d) 5%
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 7 months ago

Right answer is (c) 2%
 
The best explanation: The composition of urine is as follows- 96% of water, 2% of urea, and the rest 2% comprise of uric acid, ammonia, hydrogen ions, potassium ions, hippuric acid, creatinine, creatinine sulphate, drugs, and antibiotics.