Squares and Square roots

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There should be a button; when you are creating resources or asking a question; that lets you type something squared or in a square root, like you can on Word 

:)

Posted: 07-11-12 19:30 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

I definetly agree with this !! because without the buttons it can get very confusing when trying to explain a maths question to someone. 

Posted: 07-11-12 20:28 by ? Secret - Team GR

true guys, I do agree.

Posted: 07-11-12 20:55 by Ahamed

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

There should be a button; when you are creating resources or asking a question; that lets you type something squared or in a square root, like you can on Word�

:)

I think you're right, we need to help you out here with equations etc. I will need to investigate how this can be done and then add this into our priority list.

Thanks for raising this :)

Posted: 08-11-12 06:02 by Pete Barnes: GR Director

great idea, i find it really annoying when i can't type in a squared sign.

Posted: 08-11-12 06:26 by Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR

Also, it's hard to put in divide by using a straight line underneath some terms like 2/3 is okay but when it's more complicated, it's harder to show e.g. (3x - 4) (x + 3) /5 when it's all divided by the 5.

Posted: 08-11-12 20:55 by Joanne

also, it would be helpful if we could add in the degrees C sign

Posted: 08-11-12 21:51 by Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR

And ^3 and ^4 etc

Posted: 09-11-12 17:00 by Joanne

Thanks GR

Posted: 09-11-12 17:16 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch wrote:

also, it would be helpful if we could add in the degrees C sign

Yeah i agree :)

Posted: 09-11-12 17:16 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch wrote:

also, it would be helpful if we could add in the degrees C sign

Yeah i agree :)

 thanks :) i'm always writing it for geography

Posted: 09-11-12 17:46 by Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR

and the ° can be used for angles too :P (if you're a bit OCD like me, you tend to steal these things from the internet XD same with √ and ² (I used this site- http://chexed.com/ComputerTips/asciicodes.php)

Posted: 11-11-12 23:09 by Neon

Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch wrote:

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch wrote:

also, it would be helpful if we could add in the degrees C sign

Yeah i agree :)

 thanks :) i'm always writing it for geography

Yeah, when i was creating resources i needed to use the degrees symbol but i didnt know how, instead i just wrote 'degrees celcius' :P

Posted: 12-11-12 17:02 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

Neon wrote:

and the ° can be used for angles too :P (if you're a bit OCD like me, you tend to steal these things from the internet XD same with √ and ² (I used this site- http://chexed.com/ComputerTips/asciicodes.php)

Oh thanks neon, il hav to try it :) It would be easier though if it was just on here anyway :)

Posted: 12-11-12 17:03 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

Oh thanks neon, il hav to try it :) It would be easier though if it was just on here anyway :)

 of course :) just thought I'd try to help out for the temporary basis :D and also

║ I CAN DO COOL STUFF!  

Posted: 13-11-12 13:14 by Neon

thanks guys, really appreciate temporary work arounds, always loving your input :)

Posted: 13-11-12 13:51 by Pete Barnes: GR Director

Neon wrote:

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

Oh thanks neon, il hav to try it :) It would be easier though if it was just on here anyway :)

 of course :) just thought I'd try to help out for the temporary basis :D and also

║ I CAN DO COOL STUFF!  

Haha that is quite cool ;P

Posted: 15-11-12 20:45 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

I just managed to go on that website today Neon, but because ive got a laptop that doesnt have side keys it doesnt work 

:(

Posted: 19-11-12 16:50 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

Hey everyone

One option would be to create a resource on GR with the various functions showing.

Here's some Maths functions to copy and paste as a starter
¼ ⅓ ½ ¾ 
²
π
√  ∛ ∜

±
∠ ∡ 
∉ ∈ ∊ ∋
∫ ∱ ❘

If this is helpful we could create special characters threads and lock them so you can copy and paste from these for now?

Posted: 20-11-12 10:52 by Pete Barnes: GR Director

thats a great idea.

Posted: 20-11-12 15:33 by Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR

That would be great, thanks :)

Posted: 20-11-12 17:33 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

Some smileys to copy and paste if you like:

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Posted: 24-11-12 11:42 by Pete Barnes: GR Director

The smileys dont come up on  my computer ^ 

:(

Posted: 15-12-12 16:27 by :) PurpleJaguar (: - Team GR

:) PurpleJaguar (: wrote:

The smileys dont come up on  my computer ^ 

:(

 same here, it's just a load of blank boxes :(

Posted: 15-12-12 16:41 by Thegirlwhoknewtoomuch - Team GR

Hi
Apologies I did this on my iPhone whilst away on holiday and all looked ok at the time.
I will look into this and find a way to get this available to you all
Sorry about that

Pete

Posted: 15-12-12 18:50 by Pete Barnes: GR Director