Problem: If a cell has a 95% concentration of water in its cytoplasm and the environment surrounding the cell has a 90% concentration of water:  a. Water will flow into the cell by osmosis b. Water will flow out of the cell by active transport c. Water will flow out of the cell by osmosis d. Water will flow into the cell by active transport e. Water will flow into the cell by facilitated diffusion

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If a cell has a 95% concentration of water in its cytoplasm and the environment surrounding the cell has a 90% concentration of water: 

a. Water will flow into the cell by osmosis

b. Water will flow out of the cell by active transport

c. Water will flow out of the cell by osmosis

d. Water will flow into the cell by active transport

e. Water will flow into the cell by facilitated diffusion

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