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When does diffusion stop?


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2010-06-15 02:04:02
2010-06-15 02:04:02

When there is no concentration gradient. The concentration of substances is equal inside and outside... it's called dynamic equilibrium.

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Answerwhen the system is at balance.

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They stop when there is equal amounts of solutes in the solvent.

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Yes. When dynamic equilibrium is reached.

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osmosis and diffusion would not stop because molecules need to be constantly moving in order to maintain equilibrium or in this case, evenly distributed.


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