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Comparing packages which facilitate typesetting exercises and solutions: exercise vs. answers vs. probsoln

Could someone with experience in using these exercise typesetting packages please offer a quick compare and contrast of these packages to help me choose? Packages under consideration are: exercise ...
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How can I produce exercises in one part of a LaTeX document with selected answers in another?

How can I produce exercises in one part of a LaTeX document with selected answers in another? I could, of course, simply typeset the questions and the answers separately, but this is too likely lead ...
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Comment out lines without using % and comment enviroment

I would like to ask something which will greatly facilitate my work. But before, I introduce you to the problem I face. In my attempt to gather my notes for my students and give them something more ...
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Exercises in lecture notes without predetermined placement

I'm writing up some lecture notes for a math course in LaTeX (using the book class so far, but I may change that), and as I do so possible homework exercises occur to me which I want to include in the ...
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How to write a multiple choice test book with LaTeX?

I want to write a book which will consist of many multiple choice exam sheets. Putting the codes below into my preamble, I wrote the question like as \begin{enumerate} \item $2+2=?$ \choice $1$ ...
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How to put a star (or other symbol) in sections that are “special” (difficult, optional, etc)?

I'm currently writing a book, and I'd like some of the sections to be clearly marked as "difficult" or "optional". Not only sections, but also exercises (I'm using the exercise package) and theorems ...
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How to use figure inside a exercise environment?

Trying to use figure inside an Exercise environment (exercise.sty) gives me "LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode." Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[]{exercise} \begin{document} ...
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The numbering of exercises automatically on table

I have several hundred exercises in form \begin{exercise} \end{exercise} where each one is a small own file. I input those through \input{...} on master documend. I have done some other ...
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Exercises in lecture notes without predetermined placement (Follow-up)

I found a partial answer to my problem so I update the question, and leave the unmodified original post here below for reference. The only problem left is how to pass the actual value of a command to ...
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Is there a repository of math exercises written in latex source code available?

Is there a collection of math exercises/exam questions already available for download, especially the ones that have geometric figures and pictures involving related rates and optimizations? I have ...
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Please explain \Newassociation and provide an overview of how the package answers works

I've found the answers package a little difficult to use and the documentation isn't as accessible as it could be to a novice like me. I'm not sure but it often seems at times like multiple files are ...
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How I can customize fbox and hrule?

I want to customization a sample exercises for a book. I like so much this style: I think that is possible with fbox and hrule, but I don't know how I can do it. No need to use fbox and hrule if ...
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Is there a package to pull out Answer Keys from Exercises to the last page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I produce exercises in one part of a LaTeX document with selected answers in another? I am writing a book containing exercises for the readers. To ease writing ...
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How to type multiple choice questions with more than one correct choice

I want to type multiple choice question (which may have two or more answer) book using exercise package such as \begin{questions} \question This is the first question \choice Wrong answer ...
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Hyperlink with answers package

I'm using the answers package for an exercises book. I would like to create clickable hyperlinks (in the generated pdf file) from the exercise to the corresponding solution and back from the solution ...
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Solution of problems in the end of a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I produce exercises in one part of a LaTeX document with selected answers in another? I'm writing a book and want to add some math problems and solutions to this ...
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Multiple choice with answers at the end of the chapter

I would like to set up an environment for multiple choice questions, such that the list of the correct answers, and some lines of comments, will be typeset at the end of the chapter. Something like ...
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Using `\ExerciseSelect` (and friends) command of the `exercise` package

In the documentation says: "The purpose of these commands is to select exercises within a long list stored on an auxiliary file." But I don't know how to tell the package which is the external ...
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Creating my own sectioning command for exercises

I'm editing a book. What I want is a sectioning command like \section, \subsection, and friends, to typeset a exercises section at the end of each section of the book. This exercises are in some list ...