About intelligent expression grading

When you create an expression question and correct answer, intelligent expression grading accepts multiple representations of that answer expression as correct.

A student’s answer is always graded correct if it:

You can use intelligent grading options to decide which other mathematically equivalent answers to accept as correct. The following graphic shows the three levels of equivalency that you can define for your questions.

Three levels of equivalency

The following table shows examples of how SMART Response software’s intelligent expression grading compares expression answers to the question’s correct expression answer.

Iintelligent expression grading

The following table shows examples of how student answers would be graded depending on which equivalency option you chose.

Example grading