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please help me with these three questions: 1. Is osmosis a form of passive transport or active transport ? EXPLAIN 2.Describe the direction in which water will move if a cell is placed in a hypo-tonic solution. 3.explain how diffusion is involved in osmosis

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    1. osmosis is the diffusion of water down its gradient (H2O moves to where there is less water) so it takes no energy, therefore it's passive. 2. If a cell is placed in a hypotonic solution then water will go into the cell, causing the cell to swell. 3. Osmosis IS the diffusion of water: water moves down its gradient (high to low concentration)

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    thank you so much :)

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