wat will happen when anegg without shell placed in concentrated salt & pure water solution for 5min

Asked by  | 30th Jun, 2008, 03:30: PM

Expert Answer:

When placed in concentrated salt solution for 5 minutes, theegg shrinks. This is because water passes out of the egg solution into salt solution since salt solution is more concentrated.

In pure water, the egg swells because water passes into it by endoosmosis.

Answered by  | 30th Jun, 2008, 04:39: PM

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