[LON-CAPA-users] Variable sig figs (not a range)
st.bisitz at ostfalia.de
Tue Oct 2 08:09:29 EDT 2012
Not sure if this helps:
The problem is internally parsed two times anyway. This makes it
possible to allow access to the student's answer in the perl script
block located before the response block from which the answer comes.
Am 27.09.2012 22:54 schrieb Mills, Douglas G:
> Thanks Mark. I was thinking about this, but unless the script can somehow be
> placed within the numerical response, I don't believe it can impact the
> submission of the answer because it seems to be that when an answer is
> submitted, it is evaluated and then the page reloads so any scripts in the
> head of the document are not evaluated until after the answer has been
> evaluated. Is it possible to insert a script in a numerical response
> somewhat like the answer block in a customresponse?
> On 9/27/12 3:28 PM, "Lucas, Mark" <lucasm at ohio.edu> wrote:
>> Can you create a variable for sig figs? You can set it to 3 when <10 and 4
>> when >10.
>> Place it as the argument for the default option.
>> While I'm not totally sure this flies (you want to check it out), I think it
>> may work. You can
>> set some other parameters by variables.
>> On Sep 27, 2012, at 4:16 PM, Mills, Douglas G wrote:
>>> HI All,
>>> There may be an obvious way to do this, but it¹s escaping me if so. We want
>>> students to enter masses they are measuring in the lab to the hundredths
>>> place, but we¹re in a range where they could be dealing with numbers more or
>>> less than 10, so 3 or 4 sig figs. I know we can accept a range of 3,4, but
>>> ideally what we¹d really like to do is to require answers to ³2f². I know I
>>> could do this using a custom response, but before evaluating whether or not
>>> it¹s worth that effort, is there a way to do this using a numerical response?
>>> Thanks as always,
>>> Douglas Mills
>>> Director of Instructional Technologies
>>> Department of Chemistry
>>> University of Illinois
>>> dmills at illinois.edu
>>> (217) 244-5739
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> Douglas Mills
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> Department of Chemistry
> University of Illinois
> dmills at illinois.edu
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