For adults it’s about 50-70 billion per day, for children between 8 and 14 it is 20-30 billion per day. A lot of these are skin cells and blood cells which are continuously recycled.

So for adults lets say 60,000,000,000 in 24 hours
That means 60,000,000,000 in 1440 minutes (hours times 60)
That means 41666666.67 per minute (60,000,000,000 divided by 1440)

So with that in mind can yo tell me in the comments how many cells die per minute in children assuming a start value of 25 billion cells per 24 hours?

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rhooper821commented on :My maths for how many cells die in a child between 8-14 might be wrong, but i think its:

25,000,000,000 on average per 24 hours (1440 minutes)

So 25,000,000,000 divided by 1440 (24 x 60=1440)

= 17,361,111.11 per minute?

And indeed it is David! ^_^

rhooper821commented on :And of course i should have rounded that down to 17,361,111 instead of leaving a decimal haha. My bad…

Samcommented on :Absolutely correct. Well done.