ALEKS - Assessment and Learning

4.7 Mathematical Expressions


The purpose of the Answer Editor for mathematical expressions is to process user input in the form of correct mathematical expressions. One important way in which the Answer Editor guides the user in constructing such expressions is by means of the blue boxes. If a blue box remains on the screen, you know that the input typed so far is not yet complete.


4.7.1 Entering Expressions from the Keyboard
4.7.2 Using the Answer Editor Keypad to Structure Simple Expressions
4.7.3 Entering Complex Expressions
4.7.4 Alternate Ways of Entering Expressions
4.7.5 Other Mathematical Signs
4.7.6 The Asterisk for Multiplication
4.7.7 Mixed Numbers