# currency8: Convert Currencies (UTF-8 Encoding)

Exercise template for converting currencies (EUR, USD, GBP) with various symbols in UTF-8 encoding.

**Name:**

`currency8`

**Type:**

**Description:**

Computing the worth of a randomly drawn number of shares in a certain currency. The main purpose of the exercise is to illustrate and test whether UTF-8 encoding works correctly.

**Solution feedback:**

Yes

**Randomization:**

Random numbers and text blocks

**Mathematical notation:**

Yes

**Verbatim R input/output:**

No

**Images:**

No

**Other supplements:**

No

*(Note that the HTML output contains mathematical equations in MathML, rendered by MathJax using ‘mathjax = TRUE’. Instead it is also possible to use ‘converter = “pandoc-mathjax”’ so that LaTeX equations are rendered by MathJax directly.)*

**Demo code:**

```
library("exams")
set.seed(403)
exams2html("currency8.Rmd", mathjax = TRUE)
set.seed(403)
exams2pdf("currency8.Rmd")
set.seed(403)
exams2html("currency8.Rnw", mathjax = TRUE)
set.seed(403)
exams2pdf("currency8.Rnw")
```