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RE: Rearrangement of a sequence into random order

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg28448] RE: [mg28434] Rearrangement of a sequence into random order
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 03:26:37 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Loren,

I believe that Tom DeVries at

mailto:tdevries at shop.westworld.ca

has developed Mathematica packages that may meet your needs. With his
routines you can make up banks of questions and then produce random tests
and answer sheets from the banks.

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/


> From: Loren Dill [mailto:lorendill at mediaone.net]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm a math teacher, and need to prepare exams from time to time.  I
> typically prepare questions for the exam in a sequential order starting at
> the beginning of the material and going to the end.  I may have something
> like 20 short-answer questions.  I want a program that will randomize the
> order of the questions.  In other words, I want to provide n, the
> number of
> questions, and have the program provide a list of length n that
> contains all
> the numbers from 1 to n in a random order without any number
> being repeated
> or omitted.  I'm sure that this is an easy task for Mathematica,
> but I can't
> figure out the best way to do it.
>
> Loren Dill
>
>



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