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Direction of Osmosis

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Which of the following predicts the result of the following protocol?

Potato cores with an osmolarity of 0.5 M are placed in a 1.0 M solution of sucrose water overnight.

A

The potato cores will gain mass.

B

The potato cores will lose mass.

C

The potato cores will neither gain nor lose mass.

D

There is not enough information to determine the outcome.