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Postby kristenb » Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:12 am

how does the size of a molecule affect the rate of diffusion. I am confused how this works. any help would be appreciated.
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Re: diffusion

Postby jonmoulton » Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:59 pm

Bigger molecules diffuse more slowly.
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Postby JackBean » Sun May 04, 2014 12:36 pm

it's also affected by the shape, spherical molecules move faster than rod-shaped ones of the same weight.
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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