Problem: If the environment surrounding a cell has a lower concentration of solute than the cell:  a. The environment is isotonic to the cell b. The environment is hypertonic to the cell c. The cell will not experience a net gain or loss of water d. The environment is hypotonic to the cell e. The cell will die

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If the environment surrounding a cell has a lower concentration of solute than the cell: 

a. The environment is isotonic to the cell

b. The environment is hypertonic to the cell

c. The cell will not experience a net gain or loss of water

d. The environment is hypotonic to the cell

e. The cell will die

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