Item SC095003: To help identify a metal, you could determine its density and compare it to the density of other metals.

You find an object that is made of a pure metal. What could you do to identify which metal the object is made of?

  1. Determine its density and compare it to the density of other metals.
  2. Measure its length and compare it to the length of other metals.
  3. Determine its shape and compare it to the shape of other metals.
  4. Measure its mass and compare it to the mass of other metals.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC095003

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall59%
Grades 6–856%
Grades 9–1261%
Male60%
Female57%
Primary Language is English60%
Primary Language is not English52%

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