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Your Heart: The "Rest" of Your Life

The following statistical claim was posted on-line as an Extradordinary Fact of the Day:

The human heart rests between beats. In the average lifetime of 70 years, the total resting time is estimated to be about 40 years.

Your Task: Using the above claim, what is the estimated time your heart rests:

  • Each year?
  • Each day?
  • Each hour?
  • Each minute?
  • Between each heart beat?
Based on your responses, does the claim make sense?