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Some Tips for Using WebAssign in Calculus The problems you see on your WebAssign homework are generally questions taken from your textbook but sometimes randomized so that the numbers and functions may be different for each student. Using WebAssign enables us to provide immediate feedback to many students at once and give you multiple tries to get a problem right, which would be impossible without using a computer system. This handout provides answers to a few basic questions students have asked us about working with WebAssign. Make sure you have the latest version of Flash installed on your computer. You can obtain the free Flash plug- in from www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/ . 1. How many chances do I get on each problem? It depends on the problem and the assignment settings. Your instructor determines how many submissions you’re allowed on a question. In general, you’ll have fewer chances on a multiple choice question than you would on other types of questions. You can always check how many submissions you’re allowed and how many you’ve used. The methods for doing this depend on how your instructor configured the assignment and are described below. Your instructor may require you submit your answers to all parts of a single question at once. If so, you’ll see a message like this at the top of the assignment on the right side of the screen: In this case, you can see the number of submissions you’re allowed for each problem to the right of the point value for the problem: Thus for this question, you have five total submissions. You should answer every part of the question before submitting your work for that question. Your instructor may decide to allow you to submit answers to parts of questions instead. In that case,
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course MATH 2144 taught by Professor Pagano during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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