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To: MicroWorlds Forum <mwforum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: MIA, Ask an Expert: answer having more than one word
From: Rotem Kimchi <rotemk2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:52:30 +0200

you can add questK1 at the end of the last if statement after the
announcement in order to ask the question again

2011/3/20 Rotem Kimchi <rotemk2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>  hi Susan,
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> you using ifelse statement wrong.
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> *ifelse* *true-or-false instruction-list1 instruction-list2:*
>
> **
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> *Its means that you have a condition and for each posibale result of the
> condition (true or false) an action will be taken for true instruction1 for
> false instruction2 *
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> *you can try to change your procedure like that using if statement instead
> of ifelse*
>
> **
> to questK1
>  question [What are the answers?]
> if answer = "|99 cookies|
>
> [announce [That's right!] ]
>
> if answer = "|73 cookies|
>
> [announce [Wrong answer! Try again.]]
> end
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> rotem
>   2011/3/20 Susan Weiss <sweiss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>
>> I tried this:
>>
>> to questK1
>> question [What are the answers?]
>> ifelse answer = "|99 cookies|
>>
>> ifelse answer = "|73 cookies|
>>
>> [announce [That's right!] ]
>>
>> [announce [Wrong answer! Try again.]]
>> end
>>
>>
>> On my first trial trying  both answers, everything perfectly worked but on
>> the second trial only the second answer: 73 cookies worked.  What am I doing
>> wrong?  I switched the order around of the answers and again only the second
>> one worked.
>>
>> thanks for all your help.
>> Susan
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Daniel Ajoy <da.ajoy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>  from: susan weiss <sweiss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> date: Sun Mar 20 06:04:59 2011
>>>> platform: Mac OS10
>>>> version: MicroWorlds Ex
>>>> My students have written math questions.   They want the answers to be
>>>> "99 cookies" for example.  What is the correct punctuation which allows 
the
>>>> person enter more than one word with a number?   So far we have only been
>>>> able to do 99_cookies.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> The output of answer is a "word" (in the Logo Programming sense of the
>>> word)
>>>
>>> To specify "words with spaces" in MicroWorlds you say
>>>
>>> show "|99 cookies|
>>> 99 cookies
>>>
>>> show word? "|99 cookies|
>>> true
>>>
>>> So, you would say something like:
>>>
>>> if answer = "|99 cookies| [...]
>>>
>>> Daniel
>>> OpenWorld Learning
>>>
>>>
>>>
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