What do plants use as food?

  1. Plants use sugars that they make as food.
  2. Plants use substances that they take in from the soil as food.
  3. Plants use both sugars that they make and substances that they take in from the soil as food.
  4. Plants do not use sugars that they make or substances that they take in from the soil as food.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item ME109003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall24%
Grades 6–822%
Grades 9–1227%
Male28%
Female20%
Primary Language is English25%
Primary Language is not English19%

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