osmosis and diffusion help ?
im not really sure how to go about this
ignore question "B"
@imqwerty would you mind taking a look at this when you get a chance
The system has two components: 1) The Environment 2) The Cell. The thing which separates the two components is the cell wall, which is selectively permeable. Systems love to stay in equilibrium. And anything which can attain equilibrium will attain equilibrium or get as close to it as possible. Is the current system under equilibrium? No. Why? Because the concentration of stuff inside the cell is not the same as the concentration of stuff inside the environment. What happens next? There will be some movement through the cell membrane to attain equilibrium. So if there's more water in the environment than inside the cell, the water will move inside the cell. Similarly, fructose would move inside the cell. Glucose would move from the cell to the environment. However, there wouldn't be any movement of sucrose because the membrane doesn't allow it. Generally, the size of the cell increases when the water moves inside of it and vice-versa.
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