[LON-CAPA-users] sample problems
Guy Albertelli II
Sat, 4 May 2002 13:04:38 -0400 (EDT)
> This formula response problem is not that great either - why do I have
> to specifically enter the multiplication sign in the answer - why can't
> I just enter
> Above answer is not understood - the system insists that I write
Because assumed multiplication is very difficult to interpret
xy is that x*y or the variable xy?
Is that 2*3*x or 23*x
is that f*(x) or the function f with an argument of x
For most of these cases I can try to heuristically guess what one
meant but it can become quite troublesome.
We will be moving away for the simple formula interpreter that we
inherit from CAPA and will be adding in a full Mathematics Kernal
firstname.lastname@example.org BM: n^20 t20 z20 qS
Guy Albertelli -7-8-7- O-
Today I will rely on the language of love and understanding.
If that doesn't work, I'll go back to intimidation and fear.