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What happens when a cell is placed in a concentrated solution?

If you place an animal or a plant cell in a hypertonic solution, the cell shrinks, because it loses water ( water moves from a higher concentration inside the cell to a lower concentration outside ).

What happens to a cell in salt water?

Salt Sucks, Cells Swell Water in cells moves toward the highest concentration of salt. If there is more salt in a cell than outside it, the water will move through the membrane into the cell, causing it to increase in size, swelling up as the water fills the cell in its imperative to combine with the salt.

What happens to chloroplasts in salt water?

Notice that the chloroplasts have all clumped into the middle. The chloroplasts are spread throughout the cell both before the salt solution, and after the distilled water is put onto the slide. Distilled water represents a hypotonic solution, yet the cells do not burst because of the cell wall.

What happened to the elodea cells in the salt water?

When the Elodea was placed in the salt solution, the vacuoles disappeared and the protoplasm came away from the cell wall making the organelles appear to be clumped in the middle of the cell. Therefore, if it were placed in a hypertonic solution it would lose water and shrivel.

What happens when you soak an egg in vinegar for 24 hours?

If you soak an egg in vinegar the eggshell will absorb the acid and break down, or dissolve. The calcium carbonate will become carbon dioxide gas, which will go into the air. Soak one egg in vinegar for 24 hours (1 day), one egg for 48 hours (2 days) and one egg for 72 hours (3 days).

How long does it take for an egg shell to dissolve in vinegar?

12-24 hours

How long can you keep eggs in vinegar?

Keep them refrigerated at all times. If small eggs are used, 1 to 2 weeks are usually allowed for seasoning to occur. Medium or large eggs may require 2 to 4 weeks to become well seasoned. Use the eggs within 3 to 4 months for best quality.