# Difference between revisions of "Calculated multichoice question type"

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− | Calculated multichoice questions are like multichoice questions with the | + | Calculated multichoice questions are like multichoice questions with the additional property that the elements to select can include formula results from numeric values that are selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken. |

They use the same wildcards than Calculated questions and their wildcards can be shared with other Calculated multichoice or regular Calculated questions. | They use the same wildcards than Calculated questions and their wildcards can be shared with other Calculated multichoice or regular Calculated questions. | ||

− | The main difference is that the formula is included in the answer choice as {=...} | + | The main difference is that the formula is included in the answer choice as {=...}. |

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+ | For example the teacher enters the question as: "Calculate the area of a rectangle where l = {A} cm and h = {B}cm." | ||

The value will be displayed as set by the '''Correct answer shows''' (0,1,2 etc) and '''Format''' (decimals, significant figures). | The value will be displayed as set by the '''Correct answer shows''' (0,1,2 etc) and '''Format''' (decimals, significant figures). | ||

− | + | The Choice text for the correct answer would be: | |

− | + | The rectangle's area is {={A}*{B}} cm2. | |

− | The rectangle | ||

− | + | The correct answer's choice will display as: | |

+ | The rectangle area is 10.0 cm<sup>2</sup> | ||

− | + | When {A} = 4,0 , {B} = 2,5 and the '''Correct answer shows''' a score of at least 1 and the '''Format''' is in decimals. | |

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[[Calculated_question_type#Wildcards_and_datasets|Handling of the wild cards]], and the [[Calculated_question_type#Available_functions|available functions]] is similar to the calculated question type. | [[Calculated_question_type#Wildcards_and_datasets|Handling of the wild cards]], and the [[Calculated_question_type#Available_functions|available functions]] is similar to the calculated question type. |

## Revision as of 13:34, 12 November 2015

Calculated multichoice questions are like multichoice questions with the additional property that the elements to select can include formula results from numeric values that are selected randomly from a set when the quiz is taken. They use the same wildcards than Calculated questions and their wildcards can be shared with other Calculated multichoice or regular Calculated questions.

The main difference is that the formula is included in the answer choice as {=...}.

For example the teacher enters the question as: "Calculate the area of a rectangle where l = {A} cm and h = {B}cm."

The value will be displayed as set by the **Correct answer shows** (0,1,2 etc) and **Format** (decimals, significant figures).

The Choice text for the correct answer would be: The rectangle's area is {={A}*{B}} cm2.

The correct answer's choice will display as:
The rectangle area is 10.0 cm^{2}

When {A} = 4,0 , {B} = 2,5 and the **Correct answer shows** a score of at least 1 and the **Format** is in decimals.

Handling of the wild cards, and the available functions is similar to the calculated question type.