Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 5 - Membranes - Review Questions - Understand: 5

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

Water is the solvent, and it moves to areas where its concentration is lower/solute concentrations are higher, making A. wrong and B. correct. C. could help water move more quickly but is not necessary, and membrane potential (D.) itself does not affect water movement, though the solutes driving the movement can affect membrane protential.
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