This type can be selected to let the student answer with an equation. Furthermore, feedback will be provided if the equation solver is used when a student answers wrong, as seen in the image below. Grading of this question can be done manually or automatically by making use of the equation solver.

## How to create a mathematical equation question?

- Create an assignment.
*Read here how to create an assignment.* - Click
**New exercise**,**fill in**a title and click**Save**. - Click
**New subquestion**and select**Mathematical equation**. **Fill in**the question description.- Click the drop-down button
**Review method**and choose**Review manually**or**Use equation solver**. - When the equation solver is chosen, click the
**Pencil-icon**and write the equation. Click the drop-down button**Equation operation**and choose the operation. - Click the
*more_vert***-icon**at the top of the question and you can use various options. - Click
**Save.**

Options for a mathematical equation question:

**Bonus**: this marks the question as a bonus question.**Skippable for special students**: this question will not be taken into account for the grades of special students.

Equation operations:

**Solve**: solve the given equation for a specific variable. This variable should be given as well.**Simplify**: simplify the given equation to the smallest shape.**Expand**: expand the given equation. This is done for equations that contain brackets. The result will be an equation without brackets.**Factor**: this operation is the opposite of expanding. The given equation will be written as an equation with brackets.**Differentiate**.**Integral**.**Limit**.**Summation**.

## How to review a mathematical equation question?

- Click
**Criteria**in the menu at the top. **Go to**the question for which you want to set the criteria.- Click the
*more_horiz***-icon**and click**Edit**. - When you review the question manually, click the drop-down button
**Grading method**and choose your method:**Points per criterion**:- Click
**Save**and click the*add***-icon**. **Fill in**the criterion description, set the number of points and click**Save**.*Repeat this for all criteria*- Click the
*more_horiz***-icon**and click**Edit**. - You can use the
**Calculate points**-button to calculate the maximum points. The points of all the criteria will be summed up automatically.You can manually set the maximum number of points.*Or*

- Click
**Slider**:- Set the maximum number of points.

**Rubrics with levels**:- Click
**Save**and click the*add***-icon**. **Fill in**the name of the level and**fill in**the level description.- Set the number of points and click
**Save**. *Repeat this for all criteria*- Click the
*more_horiz***-icon**and click**Edit**. - Set the weight of the levels.
- You can use the
**Calculate points**-button to calculate the maximum points. The points of all the criteria will be summed up automatically.You can manually set the maximum number of points.*Or*

- Click

- Click the
*more_vert***-icon**and you can use various options. - Click
**Save**.

Options for grading:

**Grading description**: a solution for the reviewers (and for students when published). The grading description can be an extensive elaboration, an image, or a file.**Start with zero points**(For the points-grading method only): select this to let every student start with zero points before grading.**Limit minimum to zero points**(For the points-grading method only): select this to let every student get no negative points for this question.**Limit maximum to total points**(For the points-grading method only): select this to let every student get a maximum amount of points of the total amount of points for this question.

** Note: **The answer to the operation does not have to be given, while it is calculated automatically with the operation chosen. The student will have an infinite amount of attempts for this type of question.

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