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Numerical & formula - standard form

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Numerical & formula - standard form

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  Idea open for vote Wed. November 4, 2015 - Wed. February 3, 2016  Learn more about voting...

 

There should be an option that teachers can turn on to allow students to input answers in standard form.  There could be two input fields: one for the number and the second for the exponent, e.g..

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For more information on the release of this feature, and others, please review the Canvas Production Release Notes (2015-10-31)

This idea was indirectly developed through "Numerical Answer with Precision"

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This Feature Idea is now Complete!

For more information on the release of this feature, and others, please review the Canvas Production Release Notes (2015-10-31)

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Thank you to mhurwitz@nuevaschool.org  for submitting .  Also, Thanks to  petern and ervanhor@uncg.edu  for your submissions of and which were completed as part of this feature.

Additional thanks to idea contributors mdjohnston@usf.edu, jazemlya@iu.edu, curtain@k-state.edu, kona@richland.edu, douglas.deboer@dordt.edu, vkg@umich.edu, ashaukat@yccd.edu and james@richland.edu for your valuable input! Your investment in this idea helped refine a feature which is now part of the Canvas! Smiley Happy

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Woo Hoo!

Just saw this in the release notes!

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This is not yet fully developed - it only appears in the numerical question type and doesn't appear in the formula question type.

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Hi Peter. 

This is a good example of why we ask ideas to be singular in nature.

I see that you found ​, please add your vote and use case there.