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Getting Started with Smartwork5
Smartwork5 is an online, self-graded homework system that provides students with interactive, engaging content. Smartwork5 works on computers and tablets, and integrates with the Norton Ebook Reader and other Digital Toolkit products. This...
Frequently Asked Questions
This page contains a list of frequently asked questions about Smartwork5 and their answers. If your question does not appear here, please visit our Help Desk via the link at the bottom of the page. Hide All Answers How do I submit my answer? ...
Question Player Walk Through
In Smartwork5, you access the assignments created by your instructor through the Smartwork5 Question Player. This page contains an overview of the Question  Player's features. Hide All Answers Smartwork5 Assignments Assignment Pre...
Knewton Student Help Notes
Knewton Adaptive Assignments W.W. Norton & Company has teamed up with Knewton, a leading adaptive learning company, to provide adaptive assignments in Smartwork5.  Adaptive assignments will guide students through the material w...
Economics Graphing Tool Directions
Hide All Answers Student Directions Graphing questions can be answered in a number of ways: they may require dragging a curve, plotting a point, drawing a straight line, drawing a curved line, plotting an area, or labeling a curve.  ...
Chemical Equation Question Type
Chemical Equation Module The Chemical Equation Module (CEM) allows students to enter chemical formulas as well as partial or complete chemical equations. The screenshot below shows an example of a CEM question. The CEM is highlighted by the...
Numeric Entry Question Type
Hide All Answers Numeric Entry Question Type: Introduction As the name suggests, the Numeric Entry question type is used when a numeric answer is required. The numeric entry field (shown in the figures below) requires a student to enter only...
2D Molecule Drawing Module
2D Molecule Drawing Module The 2D Molecule Drawing Module (MDM) allows students to draw chemical structures or reactions as answers to Smartwork5 questions. An example of an MDM problem is shown below. Depending on your screen resolution o...
Open Response Questions
Open Response questions work differently from the others. You'll be asked to write a text response, which will be submitted to your instructor. You won't be graded for the question right away. When the assignment's due date passes you...