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Thu February 14, 2013 By: Yogiraj Karambelkar
A student soaked 10g of raisins in 50 mL of distilled water in two beakers A & B each. She maintained beaker A at 25 degrees Celsius and beaker B at 50 degree celsius. After an hour, the percentage of water absorbed will be...

Its a lab manual question, and I am confused in the options c) and d). Could you please explain me why? The question is below....

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Fri February 15, 2013

d)

Beaker B will absorb more water than A since osmosis increases with increase in temperature. In other words, absorption is facilitated in warm water.
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