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Item SC061004: Smelling two liquids can help a student determine if the liquids are the same substance.

A student has two containers. Each container has a clear liquid inside of it. The liquids are pure substances. What can the student do to help find out whether these two liquids are the same or different substances?

  1. Smell each liquid and compare the odors.
  2. Weigh each liquid and compare the weights.
  3. Measure the volume of each liquid and compare the volumes.
  4. Measure the temperature of each liquid and compare the temperatures.
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item SC061004
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 867 2761 31%
  6–8 485 1650 29%
  9–12 372 1090 34%
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