Biology Midterm Grade 10

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  1. What is the difference between hypertonic and hypotonic?
    • Hypertonic: the solution with the higher concentration of solute, lower concentration of water
    • Hypertonic: the solution with the lower concentration of solute, higher concentration of water
  2. During osmosis, water moves from a ________ solution to a ________ solution.
    • hypotonic
    • hypertonic
  3. Name three factors that affect the rate of diffusion or osmosis in a cell.
    • 1. steepness of the concentration gradient
    • 2. size of molecule
    • 3. temperature
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Biology Midterm Grade 10
Topics: cells, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, coordination and response (nervous system)
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