does MapleTA simplify student entry???
I am attempting to build a question such as:
Enter a function that is continuous on the interval [-10,10]?
To test the student response I used the following Maple code:
test2 := iscont($RESPONSE,x=-10..10);
PROBLEM: x/x is not continuous at x=0, so why is it accepting that answer?
I believe this is a known issue with Maple and its auto-simplification. Maple's response is TRUE because it automatically simplifies the response to 1.
I don't recall a workaround for this at the moment, so I'd suggest checking with the Maple support team.