When an animal cell is placed in a hypotonic…

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  1. Szigv

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    When an animal cell is placed in a hypotonic solution, _____. A) it will gain water and may burst b) it will lose water and shrink c) it will remain the same size d) the cell's reaction cannot be determined
     
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    Hypotonic=Higher concentration inside the cell. Hypertonic=Higher concentration outside the cell. Substances will move between the cell membrane until equilibrium is reached; when the concentration is equal on the inside and outside.
     

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