Item AM061003: It would take millions of atoms to make a line across a small dot (about one millimeter in diameter).

About how many atoms would it take to make a line across this dot: ?

  1. 6
  2. 600
  3. 6000
  4. 6,000,000

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item AM061003

Percent of students responding correctly

Grades 6–838%
Grades 9–1256%
Primary Language is English48%
Primary Language is not English39%

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(Modified from Mulford and Robinson, 2002)