Item AM073002: The molecules of hot air are farther apart than the molecules of cold air.

How do the molecules of hot air differ from the molecules of cold air?

  1. The molecules of hot air are farther apart than the molecules of cold air.
  2. The molecules of hot air have less mass than the molecules of cold air.
  3. The molecules of hot air have more heat molecules mixed with them.
  4. The molecules of hot air are smaller than the molecules of cold air.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item AM073002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall53%
Grades 6–849%
Grades 9–1260%
Male54%
Female52%
Primary Language is English55%
Primary Language is not English43%

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