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Homework Help: biology

Posted by akim on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 12:31am.

1. Which statement is TRUE?
a. A cell placed in an isotomic solution will swell.
b. A cell placed in a hypotonic solution will swell.
c. A cell placed in a hypotonic solution will shrink.
d. A cell placed in a hypertonic soluction will remain the same size.
e. A cell placed in a hypotonic solution will remain the same size.

2. Which statement is true?
a. The movement of solvent occurs from a hypotonic solution to an isotonic solution.
b. The net movement from an isotonic to a hypotonic solution involves the movement of solute molecules only.
c. The concentration of the solute is greater in an isotonic solution than in a hypertonic solution.
d. The concentration of the solvent is greater in a hypertonic solution than in an isotonic solutions.
e. Osmosis involves only hypertonic solutions.

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