[LON-CAPA-users] Forcing integer answer

Felicia Berryman lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 14:27:21 -0500

Lars Jensen wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Felicia Berryman wrote:
>>Lars Jensen wrote:
>>>How do I force the student to enter an integer answer. Say that the
>>>answer is 155 and I want to allow 154, 155, 156 as only possible
>>>answers. Values between these are not allowed. If I set the tolerance to
>>>1 the system allows values in between, and setting the format to "0f"
>>>only affects the display, not the student input. Is there some way I can
>>>force the answer to be an integer?
>>Maybe string response?  Make the answer "155"?
> Would string response allow three different correct answers?

I can't think of a way of doing this.  I'm not sure if you can put an 
"or" in the answer box.  If you can, I think you can get it to work.

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Felicia Berryman
LON-CAPA Coordinator
Michigan State University
   Email:  felicia@lon-capa.org
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