Item BF068003: During digestion, the fat molecules in the food we eat are broken down into fatty acids.

During digestion, what happens to fat molecules in the food we eat?

  1. They are broken down into carbon dioxide and water.
  2. They are broken down into simple sugars.
  3. They are broken down into fatty acids.
  4. Nothing happens to them.  Other molecules are broken down during digestion but not fat molecules.
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Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 4575 9364 49%
Grades
  6–8 2801 5816 48%
  9–12 1766 3515 50%
Gender
  Male2190453248%
  Female2311465850%
Primary Language
  English4143837049%
  Other33477143%

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