[LON-CAPA-users] factoring problems, source code

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 3 May 2007 12:17:37 -0400


With one of the upcoming versions, you will also be able to use  


- note the sample problem given there actually has infinitely many  
correct solutions.

But, again, that's not yet in the current production version, just a  
little teaser.

- Gerd.

On May 3, 2007, at 8:15 AM, James Sullivan wrote:

> I'm looking for some guidance for algebra problems involving  
> factoring. What kind of response type are people generally using  
> for factoring type problems. For example, factor x^2+13x+36
> I can see using string response, although it would require checking  
> multiple permutations of acceptable answers. So, what are others  
> using for this type of problem? I found lots of problems involving  
> factoring in /res, but it would really help me to see the source  
> code for problems. Any pointers would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jay
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