Loading...
Error
There was an error loading the page.
Contributors
Feedback
From users who are members of Transition to university :
Christian LawsonPerfect  said  Ready to use  7 years ago 
Bradley Bush  said  Needs to be tested  7 years, 1 month ago 
Chris Graham  said  Has some problems  7 years, 1 month ago 
History
Christian LawsonPerfect 1 year, 7 months ago
Saved a checkpoint:
Renamed 'name' to 'pname' to avoid a conflict with the marking algorithm.
Christian LawsonPerfect 5 years, 2 months ago
Saved a checkpoint:
Replaced javascript in part cwith a pattern restriction.
Elliott Fletcher 7 years ago
Published this.Christian LawsonPerfect 7 years ago
Gave some feedback: Ready to use
Christian LawsonPerfect 7 years ago
Saved a checkpoint:
I've reworded the statement and some of the prompts, and added a separate "simplify your expression step" using patternmatching so that the first one doesn't have to be simplified.
I've also reworded the advice quite heavily.
Bradley Bush 7 years, 1 month ago
Gave some feedback: Needs to be tested
Bradley Bush commented 7 years, 1 month ago
Thank you, fixed the advice.
Chris Graham commented 7 years, 1 month ago
Looks good. You still talk about single sweets in part (c) and in the advice, so you'll need to change to packets there too.
Bradley Bush commented 7 years, 1 month ago
Thank you for the advice. I started with one part, you asked for two and now you've got 3. I did forget to mention that they were super delux sweets, however I have altered them to packets for clarity sake. I have also followed through with the other suggestions you've made.
Chris Graham 7 years, 1 month ago
Gave some feedback: Has some problems
Chris Graham commented 7 years, 1 month ago
Why only one part? There doesn't seem to be any good reason why it shouldn't be in two parts.
£2 for a lollipop?! They are unreasonably expensive sweets. May need a rethink to make this more realistic. You state Jerry eats a lot and I would disagree (based on my own sweeteating habits), so perhaps these could be packets of sweets?
You have mixed singular "Jerry", and plural "they".
A good addition would be to add a step to (what will be) part a) which asks for an expression for each of the 3 components. This bit should also be above the cost equation in the advice. "we can see that the unsimplified expression..." can't be seen at all, until those steps have been taken.
Bradley Bush 7 years, 1 month ago
Gave some feedback: Needs to be tested
Bradley Bush 7 years, 1 month ago
Created this as a copy of Expand brackets and collect like terms.There are 85 other versions that do you not have access to.
Name  Type  Generated Value 


Error in variable testing condition
There's an error in the variable testing condition. Variable values can't be generated until it's fixed.
No variables have been defined in this question.
Generated value:
 :
This variable doesn't seem to be used anywhere.
No parts have been defined in this question.
Select a part to edit.
This gap is not used in the parent part's prompt.
The student will not be able to enter an answer to this gap.
Ask the student a question, and give any hints about how they should answer this part.
Pattern restriction
Variables
String restrictions
For each combination of answer and choice, specify the number of marks to add or subtract when the student picks it.
For each combination of answer and choice, write 1 if the student should tick it, or 0 if they should leave it unticked.
Test that the marking algorithm works
Check that the marking algorithm works with different sets of variables and student answers using the interface below.
Create unit tests to save expected results and to document how the algorithm should work.
There's an error which means the marking algorithm can't run:
This is an extension type part. There is no expected answer, and it's assumed that the marking depends on interactions within the part's prompt.
You can test this part's marking algorithm by interacting with the rendering of the part's prompt below.
Feedback
Score:
Question variables
These variables are available within the marking algorithm.
Name  Value  

Marking parameters
These values are available as extra variables in the marking algorithm.
Name  Value 

Part settings
These values are available as entries in the settings
variable.
Name  Value 

This feedback is based on your last submitted answer. Submit your changed answer to get updated feedback.
Warnings:
Alternative used:
These are the notes produced by this part's marking algorithm.
Note  Value  Feedback 




Click on a note's name to show or hide it.
Unit tests
No unit tests have been defined. Enter an answer above, select one or more notes, and click the "Create a unit test" button.
The following tests check that the question is behaving as desired.
This test has not been run yet This test produces the expected output This test does not produce the expected output
This test is not currently producing the expected result. Fix the marking algorithm to produce the expected results detailed below or, if this test is out of date, update the test to accept the current values.
One or more notes in this test are no longer defined. If these notes are no longer needed, you should delete this test.
Name  Value 

Note  Value  Feedback  

This note produces the expected output  Current: 


Expected: 
A difference in feedback messages does not cause this test to fail. A difference in warnings does not cause this test to fail. 
This test has not yet been run.
When you need to change the way this part works beyond the available options, you can write JavaScript code to be executed at the times described below.
To account for errors made by the student in earlier calculations, replace question variables with answers to earlier parts.
In order to create a variable replacement, you must define at least one variable and one other part.
Variable  Answer to use  Must be answered?  

The variable replacements you've chosen will cause the following variables to be regenerated each time the student submits an answer to this part:
These variables have some random elements, which means they're not guaranteed to have the same value each time the student submits an answer. You should define new variables to store the random elements, so that they remain the same each time this part is marked.
This part can't be reached by the student.
Add a "next part" reference to this part from another part.
None of the parts which can lead to this part are reachable either.
Next part options
Define the list of parts that the student can visit after this one.
Previous parts
This part can follow on from:
This part doesn't follow on from any others.
to
Choose a type for this new .
by  More information 
Select extensions to use in this question.

There was an error loading this extension.
Define rulesets for simplification and display of mathematical expressions.
Builtin constants
Custom constants
Names  Value  LaTeX  

Add styling to the question's display and write a script to run when the question is created.
Use this tab to check that this question works as expected.
There was an error which means the tests can't run:
Part  Test  Passed? 

Hasn't run yet
Running
Passed
Failed

This question is used in the following exams:
 Algebraic manipulation by Christian LawsonPerfect in Transition to university.
 maths practicerevision by David Martin in David's workspace.
 Nick's copy of Algebraic manipulation by Nick Walker in Nick's workspace.
 Algebra by Samantha Konig in Samantha's workspace.
 Algebraic manipulation [L1] by Matthew James Sykes in CHY1205.
 NUMBAS  Algebraic manipulation by Katy Dobson in Katy's workspace.
 Simplifying and manipulating algebra by JoAnn Lyons in JoAnn's workspace.
 Fundamentals of Algebra by Simon Thomas in Maths support.
 Exam 1 by Sam Dougherty in Sam's workspace.
 Assignment 2 by Sharika Mesba in Sharika's workspace.
 Test12345 by Richard Law in Richard's workspace.
 Algebra by Alan Levine in Mathtest Questions.
 Algebraic manipulation by Guillermo Bernardo DURÁN GONZÁLEZ in Numbas N° 7.
 ALG Operaciones algebraicas by David Vanegas in Exámenes.
 test exam algebra by Jose Camarena Brenes in Jose's workspace.
 ibrahim's copy of Algebraic manipulation by ibrahim khatib in KS3.
 Year 11 Standard Practice Paper 1 by Amy Hosie in Amy's workspace.
 Agnieszka's copy of Algebraic manipulation [L1] by Agnieszka Kulacka in Agnieszka's workspace.
 Edina's copy of Algebraic manipulation Exam Qs by Edina Kurdi in Edina's workspace.
 International Summer School: Basic Algebra 2 by Rachel Binks in Rachel's workspace.
 International Summer School: Basic Algebra 2 by Rachel Binks in MSP International Summer School.
 Module 3 by Niharika Singh in Niharika's workspace.
 Transition to university type questions by julio hermosilla in julio's workspace.
 Algebraic Manipulation by Anna Cartlidge in Glasgow Numbas Question Pool.
 claire's copy of Algebraic manipulation by claire lines in claire's workspace.
 Felix's copy of Algebraic manipulation by Felix Lenders in Felix's workspace.
 Algebra II by Chris Templet in Chris's workspace.
 Algebraic manipulation by George Witty in Preparing for MTH at UEA.
 ME0006 Wk 1 Test 2 by claire lines in claire's workspace.
 Summer Quiz 1 by Kate Vincent in Kate's workspace.