What is the rate of osmosis when a plastic bag filled with salt is placed in a beaker of fresh water?

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Generally speaking plastic is impervious to water.  Therefore it is not a semipermeable membrane.  If it is not semipermeable, then osmosis can not happen.

The osmotic rate through a plastic bag will be zero.

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