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Exam schedule

Exam rules can be found under Info.

First prelim

  • Friday 3 October in class.
  • Material: Chapters 1, 2, Appendices B.1, B.2, B.3; all assigned homework problems from these chapters.
  • Practice problems.
  • Exam solutions.
  • Prelim quartiles (approximate letter grade equivalents in parentheses): Q1 33 (B-); Q2 38 (B+); Q3 45 (A-). Scores are out of a total of 50. 12 students took the exam.

Second prelim

  • Friday 7 November in class.
  • Material: Chapters 3, 4, 5; all assigned homework problems from these chapters.
  • Practice problems: 3.10, 3.15, 3.16, 3.18, 4.11, 5.5, 5.6. (Some of these problems will be on future homework assignments.)
  • Exam solutions.
  • Prelim quartiles (approximate letter grade equivalents in parentheses): Q1 31 (B-); Q2 42 (B+); Q3 48 (A-). Scores are out of a total of 50. 12 students took the exam.

Final exam

  • Wednesday 10 December 09:00 am–11:30 am
  • Location: MLT 207.
  • Material: Chapters 1–10 (except section 7.1), Appendices A and B (except section B.4); all assigned homework problems.
  • Practice problems.
  • Summary solutions to practice problems.
  • Exam solutions.
  • Final exam quartiles: Q1 71; Q2 83; Q3 91.