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Basic Terms

A Problem is a question, the answer and the associated feedback.

A Problem Set is a grouping of problems or assistments.

A Skill Builder is a special type of problem set that students complete by answering three questions correct in a row.  Maximum of ten questions offered in a day.

A Hint is a type of tutoring that gives messages to help students answer a question.

A Bottom Out Hint is the last hint; it gives the answer to the question.

A Scaffold is a type of tutoring that “Breaks the Problem into Steps” by asking students a series of questions.  Scaffold questions will include hints.

A Feedback Message is a message given to a particular wrong answer.

Test Mode is a setting that disables tutoring or feedback from a problem set.