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Chris Graham 2 years, 1 month ago
This question had an unwieldy part b), asking the student to simplify an expression containing many log terms. This was set up in an extraordinarily complicated way with over a dozen variables and, as I'm sure we have other similar questions written in a less complex way, I have removed it and reorganised part a) to become two parts. The question is very straightforward now, but I think that's OK.
Elliott Fletcher 2 years, 2 months ago
This looks like a good question i just have a few comments.
In the statement you might need to have a comma after you state the first law of logarithms.
b) are you wanting the student to input their answer as a simplified fraction or just any fraction? you might need to put in a precision restriction.
a) i) good, just a typo "subsituting" should be "substituting".
a) ii) same typo as in a) i)
I think the have typed up the wrong questions for the advice here, i'm not sure where the a) ii) part fits in
I think the advice for a) iii) is meant to be for question a) ii) but the numbers here aren't the same as in the question.
Also you have two a) iii)s in the advice, but there are only two questions in part a) in the actual question.
b) i) you might need a full stop after the first line of maths here.
b) ii) again you might need a full stop after the first line of maths.
One of the logs here is in italics as well whereas the others aren't.
Also the final answer in the advice here is not given as a simplified fraction.
Chris Graham 2 years, 2 months ago
Part b) asks for the answers as a fraction, but the gaps do not accept fraction input. In addition, the correct answer is displayed as a decimal. Tick the "Allow the student to enter a fraction?" checkbox, which will also reveal an option to display the answer as a fraction.
In the advice, rather than
\right)for parentheses, which scale to the height of the contents.
The pairs (i),(ii) and (iii),(iv) in part a) don't really ask anything different, but I think that's OK. You could have (iv) result in a fraction, though then you will need to add "Enter your answer as a fraction where appropriate" or similar in the part prompt.
Otherwise this is good.
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