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Which of the following correctly describes what happens when red blood cells are placed in a hypertonic solution?


A)There will be a net movement of water into the red blood cells,the cells will swell and burst.
B)There will be a net movement of water out of the red blood cells,and the cells will shrink and collapse.
C)There will be a net movement of water from the hypertonic solution to the red blood cells,and the cells will shrink and burst.
D)There will be no net movement of water because red blood cells do not have a semipermeable membrane.
E)There will be no net movement of water because the red blood cells and the hypertonic solution have the same osmolarity.

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