Item AM068003: Gases can be compressed more easily than solids because the molecules of gases are farther apart than the molecules of solids.

Why can gases be compressed more easily than solids?

  1. Because the molecules of gases are softer than the molecules of solids
  2. Because the molecules of gases weigh less than the molecules of solids
  3. Because the molecules of gases move faster than the molecules of solids
  4. Because the molecules of gases are farther apart than the molecules of solids

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item AM068003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall44%
Grades 6–839%
Grades 9–1255%
Male45%
Female43%
Primary Language is English44%
Primary Language is not English37%

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