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If the answer to your LON-CAPA problem is

2x2+6x+  4

You can enter any of the following:

However, if the answer to your LON-CAPA problem has more than one variable, such as the following:

You will need to enter the * for all implied multiplication, for example: The computer can figure out that 2x is 2*x because it is a number times a letter, but it can't tell if xy is a two letter variable or if it is x*y. Also, it is unclear if exp is meant to be the exponential function or e*x*p.

If your answer is:


enter the following as your answer: Note that LON-CAPA expects expressions, not equations. So
would not be recognized.