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    In the question I am given 2 cells, labelled Cell A and Cell B. If Cell A has a higher water potential and Cell B has a higher osmotic potential, which way does the water move?
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    Water moves from a high potential to a low potential.
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    (Original post by Reality Check)
    Water moves from a high potential to a low potential.
    Doesn't really help, considering I have been given two types of potential.
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    (Original post by IGCSETANK)
    Doesn't really help, considering I have been given two types of potential.
    Wouldn't they just be opposites? Osmotic and water potential I mean. One would be the tendency of water to move from it and the other would be the tendency of water to move towards it


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    (Original post by Firenze26)
    Wouldn't they just be opposites? Osmotic and water potential I mean. One would be the tendency of water to move from it and the other would be the tendency of water to move towards it


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    Yeah I don't really understand it...
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    (Original post by IGCSETANK)
    Yeah I don't really understand it...
    Osmotic potential refers to the movement of water from hypotonic (less solutes) to hypertonic (more solutes) solutions. So if something has a high osmotic potential, it would basically take water in. On the other hand, something with high water potential will have it's water move to another area.




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    (Original post by Firenze26)
    Osmotic potential refers to the movement of water from hypotonic (less solutes) to hypertonic (more solutes) solutions. So if something has a high osmotic potential, it would basically take water in. On the other hand, something with high water potential will have it's water move to another area.




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    So your'e saying it would move from A to B?
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    (Original post by IGCSETANK)
    So your'e saying it would move from A to B?
    I'm pretty sure it would


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