Item SC093003: During a chemical reaction, atoms stay the same but rearrange to form new molecules. (This item uses circles to represent atoms.)

Which of the following could represent a chemical reaction?

Atoms are represented by circles, and molecules are represented by circles that are connected to each other. The different colored circles represent different kinds of atoms.

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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall45%
Grades 6–839%
Grades 9–1250%
Male45%
Female46%
Primary Language is English46%
Primary Language is not English39%

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