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Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide by Nicholas Freear

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Time for action – creating a calculated question

You will want to follow these steps now:

  1. Choose the Calculated question type now.
  2. Enter Addition 1 for the Name, and in the Question text area type What is {a} + {b}?. The two different letters enclosed in curly braces denote wildcards, for which the system will substitute real numbers (we could have used any {name}).
  3. Lower down in the answer section of the form you will see a field labeled Correct answer formula =. In this field type the formula {a} + {b}. Remember that the question text is used to present a question to the user, and can be formatted and styled. The correct answer formula field is used by Moodle to calculate the expected answer.
  4. Set the Grade to 100% and against the label Correct answer ...

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