# Prompts for Mathematics Questions

You can use these prompts in your questions or assignments.

Tag |
Displayed Prompt |
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<p:arctrig> |
Remember to enter inverse trigonometric functions such as sin |

<p:calc_programs> |
Graphing utility programs are available here. |

<p:calc_question> |
A graphing calculator is recommended. |

<p:commalist> |
Enter your answers as a comma-separated list. |

<p:commalisteq> |
Enter your answers as a comma-separated list of equations. |

<p:constraint> |
Include each constraint. |

<p:constraintcorner> |
Include each constraint and corner point. |

<p:dependent> |
If the system is dependent, enter DEPENDENT. |

<p:diverges> |
If the quantity diverges, enter DIVERGES. |

<p:dne> |
If an answer does not exist, enter DNE. |

<p:emptyset> |
Enter EMPTY for the empty set. |

<p:emptysetsym> |
Enter EMPTY or Ø for the empty set. |

<p:eqnvars> |
Let |

<p:exact> |
Enter an exact number as an integer, fraction, or decimal. |

<p:exactform> |
Enter your answer in exact form. |

<p:exactform_plural> |
Enter your answers in exact form. |

<p:expand> |
Expand your answer completely. |

<p:factor> |
Factor your answer completely. |

<p:fraction> |
Enter your answer as a fraction. |

<p:graphline> |
Graph the points and the line. |

<p:graphsegments> |
Graph segments with closed endpoints only. |

<p:impossible> |
If not possible, enter IMPOSSIBLE. |

<p:inconsistent> |
If the system is inconsistent, enter INCONSISTENT. |

<p:independent> |
If the system is independent, enter INDEPENDENT. |

<p:infinitelymany> |
If there are infinitely many solutions, enter INFINITELY MANY. |

<p:infinity> |
If you need to use ∞ or –∞, enter INFINITY or –INFINITY, respectively. |

<p:integration> |
Use |

<p:interval> |
Enter your answer using interval notation. |

<p:interval_plural> |
Enter your answers using interval notation. |

<p:lnabs> |
Remember to use ln | |

<p:logic> |
Use ~ for logical not, \/ for logical or, /\ for logical and, -> for implies and <-> to represent the biconditional. |

<p:lowcoeff> |
Use the lowest possible coefficients. |

<p:lowintcoeff> |
Use the lowest possible whole number coefficients. |

<p:lrslope> |
larger slope |

<p:lrv> |
larger value |

<p:lrxv> |
larger |

<p:lryv> |
larger |

<p:lrzv> |
larger |

<p:ltv> |
largest value |

<p:ltxv> |
largest |

<p:ltyv> |
largest |

<p:ltzv> |
largest |

<p:matrixlist> |
Enter each matrix in the form [[row 1], [row 2], ...], where each row is a comma-separated list. |

<p:multiplicity> |
Enter all answers including repetitions. |

<p:nf> |
If the expression is not factorable, enter NF. |

<p:nfinteger> |
If it is not factorable using integers, enter NF. |

<p:nointercept> |
If there is no intercept, enter NONE. |

<p:noinverse> |
If the inverse is undefined, enter UNDEFINED. |

<p:norealsoln> |
If there is no real solution, enter NO REAL SOLUTION. |

<p:nosoln> |
If there is no solution, enter NO SOLUTION. |

<p:notreal> |
If the solution is not a real number, enter NOT REAL. |

<p:ordercomplex> |
Order your answers smallest to largest first by real part, then by imaginary part. |

<p:orderop> |
Order your answers from smallest to largest |

<p:padvariable> |
Use any variable or symbol stated above as necessary. |

<p:padvariableplus> |
Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: |

<p:powertrig> |
Enter trigonometric powers such as sin |

<p:prime> |
If the expression is not factorable using integers, enter PRIME. |

<p:primepoly> |
If the polynomial is prime, enter PRIME. |

<p:reals> |
If all real numbers are solutions, enter REALS. |

<p:reduce> |
Reduce all fractions completely. |

<p:rosternotation> |
Enter your answer in roster notation. |

<p:rowop> |
Enter your row operation as a formula using R_1 for row 1 and so on. Example: 'add two times row 3 to row 2' would be written as 2*R_3 + R_2 -> R_2. 'Swap row 1 with row 2' would be written as R_1 <-> R_2. |

<p:selectgraph> |
Select the correct graph. |

<p:setnotation> |
Enter your answer in set notation. |

<p:simplestform> |
If the fraction is already in simplest form, enter the original fraction. |

<p:simplify> |
Simplify your answer completely. |

<p:srslope> |
smaller slope |

<p:srv> |
smaller value |

<p:srxv> |
smaller |

<p:sryv> |
smaller |

<p:srzv> |
smaller |

<p:stv> |
smallest value |

<p:stxv> |
smallest |

<p:styv> |
smallest |

<p:stzv> |
smallest |

<p:undefined> |
If an answer is undefined, enter UNDEFINED. |

<p:vector> |
Enter each vector as a comma-separated list of its components. |

<p:vectorlist> |
Enter each vector in the form [ |