Osmotic Pressure: Definition & Formula

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What is osmotic pressure?

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1. What is the equation for calculating osmotic pressure?

2. What is i in the osmotic pressure equation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Main topics these resources focus on are osmotic pressure and its calculation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will become aware of what you know about the following:

  • What the 'i' represents in an osmotic equation
  • The definition of osmotic pressure
  • An equation for calculating osmotic pressure

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the 'i' represents in the osmotic pressure equation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the meaning of osmotic pressure and how it dictates the flow and movement of a solvent
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve osmotic pressure practice problems

Additional Learning

Continue to learn about osmotic pressure by reviewing the lesson called Osmotic Pressure: Definition & Formula. Areas this lesson also covers include:

  • How is osmotic pressure calculated
  • The effects of concentration and temperature on osmotic pressure
  • How water affects osmotic pressure
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