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## Multiplying wrong

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Jan 30, 2019

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I have two text boxes in which students can put amounts and hit a calculate button for the result.  I am using the expression function with each box as a variable.  The problem is the answer generated is wrong.  It is not always off, but for the answer I need the student to get the answer is wrong.  I have a work around by adding the missing amount if the answer generated is the amount captivate keeps generating.  However, I would love to know what is really wrong.  I tried recreating the slide thinking this was just a Captivate Gremlin, but no luck.

Any help would be great.

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## Multiplying wrong

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Jan 30, 2019

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I have two text boxes in which students can put amounts and hit a calculate button for the result.  I am using the expression function with each box as a variable.  The problem is the answer generated is wrong.  It is not always off, but for the answer I need the student to get the answer is wrong.  I have a work around by adding the missing amount if the answer generated is the amount captivate keeps generating.  However, I would love to know what is really wrong.  I tried recreating the slide thinking this was just a Captivate Gremlin, but no luck.

Any help would be great.

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Which version are you using, please?

Are your calculations using decimals? Have a look at these posts:

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I am using 2019.  The formula does have a decimal.  It should calculate out to two decimal places.  In my work-around I have made it where the answer will display correctly; however, it is no longer displaying in two decimals.

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In that situation you will have to use JS to format.

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