Explore
Post homework questions online and get free homework help from tutors.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  260 People Browsing
Related Images
 2104
 84
 21
Poll
What percentage of nature vs. nurture dictates human intelligence?
100% Nature
75% Nature; 25% Nurture
50% Nature; 50% Nurture
25% Nature; 75% Nurture
100% Nurture
If you would like to vote in this poll, please login or register

Previous poll results: How do you read LOL?
New Topic  
wrote...
Posts: 36
Rep: 2 0
6 years ago
Why is it when you increase the concentration of NaCl, the osmotic pressure of a solution increases? why does it has this effect?

ref: physioex 9.0 ex. 1, activity 3, question 1
Read 9280 times
9 Replies
wrote...
6 years ago
my prediction is the more impermeable the solute, the higher the osmotic pressure will be, thus explaining why the osmotic pressured increased, when the concentrated of NaCl increased when i did the lab simulator. True?
Answer accepted by topic starter
wrote...
Donated
Trusted Member
Posts: 1609
6 years ago
To view this post and more
You'll need to login or register
Increasing the number of non-diffusible particles increases osmotic pressure. If solutes are able to diffuse, then equilibrium will be established and osmotic pressure will not be generated. Osmotic pressure would be zero if albumin concentration was the same on both sides of the membrane.

This is from PhysioEx 8, I'm assuming PhysioEx 9 is the latest edition, I gotta get on that Slight Smile
wrote...
6 years ago
yeah, it's latest version. Thanks for your input!

Also, what does it mean by " water chases milliosmoles?
wrote...
Donated
Trusted Member
6 years ago
Think, "water chases osmoles" to visualize which direction the water flows. Each osmole displaces approximately 1 mole of water.
wrote...
Donated
Trusted Member
6 years ago Edited: 6 years ago, biolove
No instructors guide exists for this version, I think.

Edit: it will be available in 5 days! Slight Smile
wrote...
6 years ago
ah..that make sense.
Yup, that's the same manual I'm using; it's fairly new
wrote...
Donated
Trusted Member
6 years ago
ah..that make sense.
Yup, that's the same manual I'm using; it's fairly new

News: the instructors guide will be available by the end of this month!
wrote...
6 years ago
 Smiling Face with Open Mouth
wrote...
6 years ago
so, I'm trying to comprehend what you said,"Water chases milliosmoles." It means to visualize which way water flows. Can you explain it in further detail for me? I'm having a hard time comprehending it
New Topic      
Share This Topic
Similar topics that might interest you...
Anatomy and Physiology   6 years ago   dorothytoto   lewis   2 Replies   1630 Views
Zoology and Botany   5 years ago   SmokeyV4L   _biology   1 Reply   558 Views
Introductory Courses   4 years ago   iksun1002   leeleez   1 Reply   457 Views
Chemistry   2 years ago   Whelan   hbutler2   3 Replies   220 Views
This topic is currently locked from adding new posts. Only administrators and moderators can reply. If you'd like to contribute to this topic, start a new thread and make reference to this one. Otherwise, contact a moderator for more options.