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Question types for Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics, Economics, Calculus and more. Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Learnosity offers advanced math question for Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Statistics, Economics, Calculus and more! They can be found while creating an item in an Advanced Assessment

If you are creating a new item, select the + Create button on the assessment builder, title the item, then select the Add New plus sign to add a question.

If you are adding to an existing item, simply select the Add New plus sign (as shown above) to add a question to the item.

# Categories

## Algebra I

• Square Root

• Absolute Value

• Slope-Intercept

• Exponential Function

• Parabola

## Algebra II

• Sine and Cosine

• Circle

• Logarithm Function

• Two Variable Linear Inequality

• Polynomial by Points

• Hyperbola

• Parabola by Focus and Directrix

• Ellipse

• System of Two Variable Linear Inequalities

## Geometry

• Cone

• Volume & Surface

• Triangle Grid

• Area & Perimeter

## Statistics

• Box-and-Whisker

## Economics

• Supply & Demand Shift

• Budget Constraints

## Calculus

• Area under curve

• Point on a curve

## Miscellaneous

• Number Line Inequality

• Number Line Point

• Desmos Blank Graph Question

## ❗ A Note Regarding Scoring:

The default score of a Desmos question is always 1 point. To change the point value, you'll have to adjust it in the assessment builder section above, rather than in the question itself.

# Authoring a Basic Question

## Example: Slope-Intercept

• Step 1: Click on the Slope-Intercept Question, found under “Algebra I”

• Step 2: Compose a question -- exampled is the question “Graph y=2x+3”

• Step 3: Set one correct example answer

• Step 4: Make sure both properties of the Example Answer are selected (in this case, both slope and intercept)

• Step 5: To preview what a student would see, click the “preview” button at the top right. Here you’ll note that the graph will mark any correct answer as correct, even if it doesn’t match the exact example answer you’ve set. For example, this following solution is marked as correct:

## Optional -- change the starting state that a student sees:

Click on “More options” drop-down, change the graph that appears below to what you’d like for your student to see

 For more information on how the Desmos options work, check out this resource.

# Build Off of an Existing Template

## Example: Perpendicular Lines

(Build a question and want it to have the same structure as the existing slope question you may have asked)

• Step 1: Click on the Slope-Intercept Question, found under “Algebra I”

• Step 2: Compose a question -- here I’ll ask instead “Graph a line perpendicular to this one” (note: in this case, we’ll pretend that “this one” is still the line y=2x+3)

• Step 3: Unselect “intercept”, as it’s no longer needed as a correctness condition

• Step 4: Click on the “More options” options drop-down

• Step 5: Here, there should already be a list of expressions, which are part of the template. I’ll leave those and instead, I’ll add in a new expression, the line “y=2x+3”. Here, I prefer to make this a different color and dashed to make it differentiated (note: click and hold down on the icon to change these settings).

• Step 6: Set a correct answer example as you would normally

• Step 7: In the student preview tab, I can see that the whole world of correct answers has already been set for the students, allowing a large number of graphs to be marked correct.