Problem: Consider the following:What would happen to the level of liquid in the two arms if the semipermeable membrane separating the two liquids were permeable to H2O (the solvent) only?

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Recall that osmosis is the diffusion of fluids through a semipermeable membrane. A semipermeable membrane will not allow some solutes to pass. 

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What would happen to the level of liquid in the two arms if the semipermeable membrane separating the two liquids were permeable to H2O (the solvent) only?

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