[LON-CAPA-users] sample problems
Sat, 4 May 2002 12:16:57 -0700 (PDT)
Does this mean that we should wait doing formula response problems? The
present setup really won't work. I read from your message that when
mupad is implemented the format for writing formula response problems will
be different (and include implied multiplication).
On Sat, 4 May 2002, Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> Hi Lars,
> > 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
> > 2.1x+3.3y^2
> > Above answer is not understood - the system insists that I write
> > 2.1*x+3.3*y^2
> Because assumed multiplication is very difficult to interpret
> For example:
> 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.
> Future Plans:
> We will be moving away for the simple formula interpreter that we
> inherit from CAPA and will be adding in a full Mathematics Kernal
> called MuPad.
> email@example.com 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.
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