Questions
Working on an assignment consists of answering questions on the assignment and then submitting your answers to WebAssign. Depending on the question, you might type your answer in a text box, select a multiplechoice answer, graph a function, enter chemistry notation, or use a number of other tools to specify your answer. The question might have one part or many parts.
Question Type  Example 

calcPad Use the calcPad tool to enter a correctly formatted mathematical expression. Similar question types:


chemPad Use chemPad to enter chemical formulas and equations that are automatically displayed in correct chemical notation. 

Essay Type an extended textual answer to the question in the box provided. 

File Upload Electronically submit a file containing your work, for example, an Excel spreadsheet or a research paper. 

Fillintheblank Type a word or short answer into the answer box provided. Similar question types:


Graphing Plot figures on a Cartesian coordinate plane. 

Identification Click on the place in the image that answers the question. 

JME Use the Java Molecular Editor (JME) tool to draw chemical structures for your response. 

MarvinSketch Draw chemical structures for your response. MarvinSketch supports drawing and grading of Lewis structures, reactions, and mechanisms. 

Matching Match items in one column to corresponding items in a second column. 

Math (Calculator
Notation) Type an answer using calculator notation. Similar question types:


mathPad Use the mathPad tool to enter a correctly formatted mathematical expression Similar question types:


Matrix Click the green arrows to expand or collapse the answer field and type your answers in the blanks. See 

Multiplechoice Select a single response from a list of mutually exclusive choices. 

Multipleselect Select one or more responses from a list of nonexclusive choices. 

NumberLine Either plot points, intervals, or inequalities on a number line graph, or drag labeled points to the correct position on a number line. 

Numerical Type a numerical answer and optionally a unit. Similar question types:


pencilPad Use the pencilPad to draw a simple figure to respond to the question. 

physPad Use the physPad tool to enter a correctly formatted mathematical expression that might include symbols used in physics. Similar question types:


Show My Work Explain your reasoning or the process you used to answer the question. 