Using "$" in the question text

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    In Maple TA 2016 the "$" sign is restricted for the variable definitions. When used in the question, it will result in the following error message:

    In order to solve that, the "$" sign should be escaped with "\":


    The same method can be used for the answers in the list blank. Consider the following (MS Excel) question:

    The correct answer (as typed in by the students) should be:


    This can be defined as:

    Maple TA doesn't allow students to use variables in the answers, therefore the $ doesn't need to be escaped:

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