Item EG013004: When a coconut falls from a tree, it has the most gravitational potential energy at its highest point above the ground.

A coconut is falling from a palm tree.

When does the coconut have the most gravitational potential energy?

  1. When the coconut is at Position 1
  2. When the coconut is at Position 2
  3. When the coconut is at Position 3
  4. The coconut has the same amount of gravitational potential energy at all the positions.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EG013004
Scale Score for Item Difficulty
(200-800)
503
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 1356 3066 44%
Grades
  6–8 739 1822 41%
  9–12 611 1233 50%
Gender
  Male670147146%
  Female660152743%
Primary Language
  English1226269046%
  Other10329535%

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