# Problem: The human eye has an osmotic pressure of 8.00 atm at 37.0 °C. What concentration (in moles/L) of a saline (NaCl) solution will provide an isotonic eyedrop solution? (Isotonic = a solution with equal osmotic pressure.) a) 0.0785 b) 0.157 c) 0.314 d) 0.786 e) 0.942

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The human eye has an osmotic pressure of 8.00 atm at 37.0 °C. What concentration (in moles/L) of a saline (NaCl) solution will provide an isotonic eyedrop solution? (Isotonic = a solution with equal osmotic pressure.)

a) 0.0785

b) 0.157

c) 0.314

d) 0.786

e) 0.942

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