Item EG035004: The elastic energy of a spring increases when a student compresses it.

A student compresses a spring.

How does the elastic energy of the spring change when the student compresses it?

  1. The elastic energy of the spring increases when the student compresses it.
  2. The elastic energy of the spring decreases when the student compresses it.
  3. The elastic energy of the spring does not change when the student compresses it.
  4. More information is needed to tell how the elastic energy changes.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item EG035004

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall53%
Grades 6–850%
Grades 9–1257%
Male54%
Female53%
Primary Language is English54%
Primary Language is not English43%

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