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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-66456

Exponents not displaying correctly in calculated questions with wild card variables

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Affects Version/s: 3.5.7
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Filters, Maths filters, Quiz
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_35_STABLE

      Description

      Exponents longer than 1 character are not displaying correctly in calculated questions with wild card variables.

      As an example I've created the following question:

      Question text:

      $$ {e} \times 10^{f} + {g} \times 10^{h} $$

      Wild cards:

      f and h have values in the range of 10-20

      e and g have values in the range of 1-10

      Answer formula:

      {e}

      *pow(10,{f})+{g}*pow(10,{h})

      Display should look like this:

      But displays like this:

      If I use specific numbers as exponents it displays correctly.

      Example: $$ {e} \times 10^{15} + {g} \times 10^{12} $$

      Usual troubleshooting like changing theme, using different courses and trying different browsers has been conducted.

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            • Assignee:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Reporter:
              matrev Matt Reverzani
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Jake Dallimore, Jun Pataleta, Ryan Wyllie, Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón, Tim Hunt, Andrew Nicols, Mathew May, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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