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Extra Spaces

In WebAssign, will a student be marked incorrect if they include extra spaces in their response??? Smiley Frustrated

mike_lafreniere
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Check out this Assignment ID to try out different answers where extra spaces are entered.

 

AID #:  11604610

 

Here is an example of where extra space in solution is marked incorrect (as it should):

 

Example:  #0:


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Here are some samples where extra spaces in solutions submitted were marked correct:

 

Example #1: 


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Example #2:


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 Example #3:


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Cengage
Cengage

Great to know!! Thanks so much as always Mike! 

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Scholar

Re: Extra Spaces

It looks like it might be instructor prerogative depending on the course.  These links might be helpful to you:

 

http://www.webassign.net/manual/student_guide/t_s_answering_fill_in_the_blank.htm

 

https://www.webassign.net/manual/instructor_guide/r_i_punctuation_spacing_symbols.htm 

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Jenny_Billings
Valued Contributor

Re: Extra Spaces

not that I am aware of. I thought it only compared what was included and/or typed in. This is something we can look into for you though.