Q. 24.4( 18 Votes )

A cell will swell up if
A. The concentration of water molecules in the cell is higher than the concentration of water molecules in surrounding medium

B. The concentration of water molecules in surrounding medium is higher than water molecules concentration in the cell

C. The concentration of water molecules is same in the cell and in the surrounding medium

D. Concentration of water molecules does not matter

Answer :

If a cell placed in the hypotonic solution, then it will be swell up. This is because the higher concentration of water molecules is present outside the cell. So, the water molecules move from external solution into cell sap.

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