# [LON-CAPA-users] formula response with equal sign

**Gerd Kortemeyer
**
lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org

*Thu, 26 Jan 2006 11:02:21 -0500*

Hi Paul,
On Jan 26, 2006, at 10:48 AM, ciskep wrote:
>* We are haveing a hard time with formula response problems and would
*>* like some
*>* advise. We want to have the students enter he entire equation as
*>* an answer.
*>* For example, if the problem was:
*>*
*>* "Write the equation of the line that has a slope of 2 and a y-
*>* intercept of 1."
*>*
*>* The students could enter y=2x+1 or they could enter 1=y-2x or
*>* something else.
*
Formula response does not take an equal sign. You'll have to set it
up for them:
y=[answerbox]
- Gerd.