Allow scientific notation (E format) in numerical answers

Idea created by Mark Hurwitz on Aug 28, 2015
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    Often students work with very large or small numbers, and need to enter numerical values such as "3.27E15" or "9.2E-6".  Canvas should allow this format in answers to numerical questions; it's so widely used in engineering and programming.