Error in Canvas' Formula Calculation for a Quiz

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Hi all

I just gave my first quiz in Canvas and I included a formula question where students were given 6 randomly-generated numbers and were asked to calculate the mean. I put the following formula into Canvas for the solution:


Every single one of my students was marked incorrect on this question because Canvas did the math wrong. After the fact I tried using mean(a,b,c,d,e,f) and that gave the same incorrect answer. 

Any ideas what is going on??



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I figured it out! Canvas thought the lowercase "e" variable was the exponential. I changed it to uppercase E and the math worked out.

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