Warning: Prior to adding or editing content in your course you will need to access Studio view. Refer to the Change from Student View to Staff Editing (Studio) View guide for further instructions. 

Create Problem

Note: For complex mathematical inputs, click on the Problem button, selected the Advanced tab then select Math Expression Input.

  1. In your unit, click on the Problem button.

Problem button circled

  1. Click on Numerical Input.

Numerical input circled

  1. Click on Edit.

Edit button circled

  1. Delete the first line of text.

First line of text circled

  1. Replace the text between the greater-than and lesser-than signs with your own question e.g. >> What is the value of pi to 2 decimal places?<<
  2. Optionally, after the double vertical bar, enter a tip or note to the question.

Note: The tip or note must be entered between the double vertical bar and lesser-than signs.

Text and tip between greater than and less than signs circled

  1. Enter your answer by replacing the 100 +-5 text with your own answer. e.g. = 3.14

Note: The answer must be added after the equal sign.

    answer = 3.14 selected

    1. Optionally, you can add a ranged answer by adding +- and a number or percentage after the answer. For example:
    • +- 0.1 means the answer can be correct for 0.1 above or below the answer.

    +- 0.1 added after answer

    • +- 2% means the answer can be correct for 2% above or below the answer.

    answer has += 2% after it

    1. Alternatively, you can provide a series of answers so students can enter one of multiple different answers and be correct e.g. = [3.14, 3.15]

    Note: The answer ranges must be entered after the equal sign and the different answer options must be between square brackets.

    Warning: You cannot combine ranged answers and series of answers into an answer.

    answers between square brackets separated by comma


    1. Click on Settings.

    settings selected

    1. Enter the question in the Display Name textbox.
    2. Ensure the textbox for Maximum Attempts is blank.

    display name textbox selected, maximum attempts textbox is blank and selected

    1. Select Attempted from the Show Answer drop-down menu.

    attempted selected from show answer dropdown menu, save button selected

    1. Select True from the Show Reset Button drop-down menu.
    2. Click on the Save button.

    true selected from show reset button drop down menu, save button selected


    1. To delete the component, click on the bin icon.

    bin icon selected

    1. Click on the Yes, delete this component button.

    yes, delete this component button selected