Item FM096001: A hockey puck that is sliding across the ice will move slower and slower the entire time it slides across the ice.

What will happen to a hockey puck that is sliding along the ice if friction is acting?

  1. The puck will move slower and slower the entire time.
  2. The puck will move at a constant speed the entire time.
  3. The puck will move at constant speed for a while and then slow down.
  4. The puck will slow down for a while and then move at a slower constant speed.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item FM096001

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall31%
Grades 6–828%
Grades 9–1236%
Male38%
Female24%
Primary Language is English32%
Primary Language is not English21%

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