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Dialysis tubing is a material used to make artificial membranes that are selectively permeable. A photograph of a membrane model made with dialysis tubing is shown below. Imagine that the membrane model contains distilled water and is placed in the ink-and-water beaker from question 32. Assume that the ink has fully diff used through the water when the membrane model is placed in it. Also assume that the dialysis tubing is permeable to water but not to ink particles. Describe what will happen as time passes, and explain why it will happen.

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A membrane is a kind of selective barrier which allows the transfer of few molecules and Don't permit other molecules to pass... View the full answer

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