4. Jam is a very strong solution of sugar. By contrast the cytoplasm in a microbe is a much weaker solution. A) The cell wall of a microbe is made up of a semi-permeable membrane. Would water flow from the microbe to the jam, or from the jam to the?
First find out if the Jam or the Microbe has more water in it. If the Jam has more water, the water will diffuse into the microbe until equallibrium is achieved. If the Microbe has more water, the water will diffuse into the Jam until equalibreum is achieved.