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a You remove the shell of an egg by dissolving it in vinegar. What remains is a membrane sac filled with egg white and yolk, lik

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You remove the shell of an egg by dissolving it in vinegar. What remains is a membrane sac filled with egg
white and yolk, like a little water balloon. The membrane is semi-permeable, in that it allows water to pass in
and out but not anything else. You place this egg in a hypotonic solution. What happens?
a
Nothing happens to the egg
The egg swells and becomes heavier
Cannot be determined from the information given
The egg
shrinks and becomes lighter

a You remove the shell of an egg by dissolving it in vinegar. What remains is a membrane sac filled with egg white and yolk, like a little water balloon. The membrane is semi-permeable, in that it allows water to pass in and out but not anything else. You place this egg in a hypotonic solution. What happens? a Nothing happens to the egg The egg swells and becomes heavier Cannot be determined from the information given The egg shrinks and becomes lighter

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