Instructions Using Variables in Your Question
This question type, works anytime, but there is a formula that can be used to figure out the answer. This type of question will include variables in square brackets corresponding to variables in the formula that will be used to calculate the answer.
First variable is [x]. The second variable is [y].
So for this question, you must enter a formula below so that Black Board can determine if the student is correct or incorrect with their answer.
You can allow or partial credit. You can also indicate that units are required to get this answer correct. In this case, leave it all blank. Then click Next. You now must define the variables, x and y. Give each a minimum value and a maximum value. Enter the following values:
You can also put decimal places if you wanted the questions to have a value that had decimals. You can also indicate that the answer has that decimal and to what value.
If there is an answer set that you do not want to use, simply click remove to remove it from the set and it will automatically add another. When you are satisfied with your question, you then click Submit on the bottom right. This question now has 15 possibilities with the values given to the student.