Item WE009002: Water can wear away rocks by breaking off pieces of rocks, and water can wear away rocks by dissolving minerals in rocks.

How can water wear away rocks?

  1. Water can break off pieces of rocks, and water can dissolve minerals in rocks.
  2. Water can break off pieces of rocks, but water cannot dissolve minerals in rocks.
  3. Water can dissolve minerals in rocks, but water cannot break off pieces of rocks.
  4. Water cannot wear away rocks.

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item WE009002

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall54%
Grades 6–854%
Grades 9–1255%
Male56%
Female53%
Primary Language is English55%
Primary Language is not English47%

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