Item AM071002: Liquid candle wax flows but solid candle wax does not because the molecules of liquid candle wax can easily move past one another but the molecules of solid candle wax cannot.

Why does liquid candle wax flow but solid candle wax does not?

  1. Because the molecules of liquid candle wax are softer than the molecules of solid candle wax
  2. Because the molecules of liquid candle wax weigh less than the molecules of solid candle wax
  3. Because the molecules of liquid candle wax are moving but the molecules of solid candle wax are not
  4. Because the molecules of liquid candle wax can easily move past one another but the molecules of solid candle wax cannot
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item AM071002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1189 2887 41%
Grades
  6–8 643 1853 35%
  9–12 542 1026 53%
Gender
  Male562142539%
  Female617143343%
Primary Language
  English1074253342%
  Other9230530%

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