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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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Bigger molecules diffuse more slowly.
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it's also affected by the shape, spherical molecules move faster than rod-shaped ones of the same weight.
Cis or trans? That's what matters.
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