[LON-CAPA-users] Math Coding Question
Mon, 18 Aug 2008 09:01:27 -0400
I've got a couple of high school teachers who are diving into coding
math problems, and we're starting to look for advice.
The first question is this: what's the best way to force the students to
enter a fraction? For example, he wants 3/4 rather than 0.75.
Two numericalresponse boxes with a / in between?
Second: Does anybody have coding guidelines they use for math problems?
Anybody want to write a 'white paper' on this and contribute it to the
* What's the experience with the different display modes: tth, jsmath,
mimetex - what are advantages and disadvantages? Should they be
* What are some issues with math problems that come up frequently?
Thanks in advance for any advice!
Mark Lucas email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Department of Physics and Astronomy fax: (740)593-0433
Athens, OH 45701