classify the effect of following solution on a red blood cell as causing crenation, hemolysis or no effect. 0.5% (m/v) NaCl aqueous solution.

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The computed amount of Sodium and Chloride ions in the blood is less than 0.4% (m/v) for both ions. Since the prepared NaCl solution has a concentration of 0.5% (m/v) it is now considered as a hypertonic...

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