[LON-CAPA-users] Numerical Input with no correct answer

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 28 Oct 2003 11:21:57 -0500 (EST)

Hi Todd,

> I'm trying to put together a problem where a student enters a parameter
> x, which was a value obtained in a lab, and then use that value to
> calculate some function y(x).
> My problem is I haven't yet come up with a way for *any* value of x to
> be acceptable.  The best I've come up with is to let the answer be some
> huge number with 100% tolerance.  Is there a better way to do this other
> than with the numerical response code here?

Currently that is probably the best way for now. (Id' go with an
answer of zero and a large absolute tolerance, but ...)

There is a half finished response type <dataresponse> which might have
been more approriate, but the numerical response seems to work good

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-5-