Learn@UW - Constants pi and e Must be in Lower Case in Formula Calculation Questions

The constants pi and e must be in lower case in the formula in Arithmetic and Significant Figures questions that may be used in quizzes.

If you test a formula containing PI or E using the "Test" button, the symptom is the message

"Error: Input string was not in a correct format."

Existing quiz questions using upper case PI or E in the formula may not be properly scored. You should edit such questions changing PI to pi and E to e.

In previous versions of the Learn@UW application, upper case PI and E were allowed.

This is a known issue.




Keywords:brightspace learn@uw learnuw d2l desire2learn constant pi lower case formula calculation quiz question library arithmetic significant figure score known issue   Doc ID:6220
Owner:Susan D.Group:Learn@UW Utility
Created:2007-07-22 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-06-04 11:48 CDT
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