# Numeric Entry

The **numeric entry** module
provides a field to enter numeric answers. Answers may be in scientific
notation or standard form. If you are required to enter units, there will
be a second box in which to enter them.

## Entering Number and Units

**Units Field.**
If units are graded, this field will be blue and interactive. Click
in the field to type your answer.

**Number Field.**
Enter your numeric answer in this space. Click in the field to type
your answer.

## Number Tools

The number field contains a **Tools**
tab with an option for **scientific
notation.** Click to
multiply a number by 10x.
For example, six million (6,000,000) can be written as **6
x 10****6**.
To accomplish this, enter **6**
in the number field, then click and then enter
**6** in the exponent box (**Shortcut: Shift-8**). Numbers
can be entered in either standard or scientific notation. ** **

## Units Tools

The units field contains the following tools.

**Italic.** Highlight
text and click this button to make the text italic.

**Degrees** **Fahrenheit.** Inserts *degrees Fahrenheit* at cursor.

**Degrees**
**Celsius.** Inserts *degrees Celsius* at cursor.

**Ohm.**
Inserts an ohm symbol at cursor.

**Mu**
(represents micro or 10-6
in many disciplines). Inserts a mu at cursor.

**Angstrom.** Inserts
**Å** at cursor.

**Parentheses.**
Inserts a set of parentheses at cursor.

**Superscript.**
Highlight text and click to superscript text, or click to open
superscript editing area (Shortcut: Shift^). Note: this editor provides
a special feature that allows for multi-level superscripting. To escape
superscript mode, use the right keyboard arrow or click on the main
line.

**Grab.** Select
to move contents of module within entry field. Select the tool, and
then click on the equation and hold while moving the mouse.

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