I am unable to add mathematical expression in Quiz

I am using Moodle 3

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Show the second row of buttons in the editor and pick the one with the square root symbol. Then fiddle with it to make it work.

\( \frac{\sqrt{2x-3}}{x^3-3} \)

Marcus,

Thanks for you reply.

it's very hard to make \( \frac{\sqrt{2x-3}}{x^3-3} \) for one expression. We have lot of expression.

Please guide me if any other way .

can we copy from word doc and past it on the editor.

Thanks

Anup

It took me about three minutes to create the expression I posted, and I have very little experience with the syntax and I am not a mathematician (indeed the question in your word document meant nothing to me).

The way I did it was to select some similar items from the editor and then tweak them until it worked as per your example. If you are a mathematician then it is potentially useful to understand that syntax.

Having said all that, the filter suggested by German sounds very interesting and may save great deal of time. If it does work for you please post in this discussion to confirm.

The Quiz.docx file you posted contains equations created in the old Microsoft Equation 3.0 editor, which was the standard equation plugin in Word 2003 and earlier.

In Word 2007, Microsoft introduced a new non-backward compatible Equation Editor, which is more MathML-like, although it doesn't store equations in MathML format. The plugin mentioned by German (developed by me) only supports the conversion of equations created using the newer Equation Editor, as Microsoft provide code to convert from their internal format (OfficeMathML) into standard MathML.

However, the only way I know about to convert old Equation 3.0 equations into new Equation Editor equations is using the commercial product MathType, which includes a converter that allows you convert equations into MathType, and then export from MathType into MathML. The Microsoft Equation Editor allows you paste in MathML and it will convert it to its own internal format. I did this with your file and attach the revised file.

By way of comparison, the following are screenshots of the various formats in Word and Moodle.

1. Original Word 2010 file containing old Equation 3.0 equations:

2. Word 2010 file containing Equation Editor equations:

I re-formatted this into a question table and attach the resulting Word file. This imports into a question bank in Moodle, and looks like the following when presented using MathJax (note that Moodle automatically shuffles the answer options):

There is also an option to use iSpring QuizMaker.

It uses the Microsoft editor and creates light weight SCORM modules. http://www.ispringsolutions.com/ispring-quizmaker

I try to import that word doc using moodle2word, but the doc shown like this

Any suggestions for me?

The most likely reason is that MathJax is either not installed or not configured properly on your Moodle server. See the settings in the screenshot below.

thanks you for your suggestion