Math 241 Section A: Midterm the first
- Tuesday, Sept 25 from 6:45–8:00pm. The exam itself
starts at 7:00, but please be there at 6:45.
Where: Location depends on your discussion section.
- The test is closed book and closed notes.
- No calculators, cell phones, iPods, or other electronic devices. The time will be posted.
Special tutoring, office hour, and class schedule Sept 24–28:
- Office hours: Monday from 1:30–4:00pm, Tuesday from
8:30–10:30am in 378 Altgeld
Hall. No office hours Thursday.
- Tutoring Monday from 4-9pm and Tuesday 4-5pm in 343 Altgeld
Hall. No tutoring on Wednesday and Thursday.
- Class on Monday and Friday as usual, but no class on
- Covers Chapter 12 and Sections 14.1 - 14.5 of Chapter
Note: Section 14.6 will only appear on the next exam.
Problems will very be similar to those on the HW and
discussion worksheets. Some will be straight
computations, others will be conceptual short answer
questions, and others multiple choice or true/false
questions. Taken collectively, the HW
should be viewed as constituting a study guide for this
Recommended Review Problems:
Working additional problems from the text is the
recommended way to prepare for the exam, as is doing the
problems from the worksheets that you didn't get to in
section. A key resource is the excellent list of review
problems at the end of each chapter, including quick concept
checks and a true/false quiz. For Chapter 12, all of them
relevant. For Chapter 14, what we've covered is reviewed in:
Here are the solutions to the even-numbered review problems for
Chapters 12 and Chapter 14. In addition,
the "chapter practice" assignments
in WebAssign have many, but not all, of the problems
from the text. Solutions to any problem in WebAssign are
available there for any assignment whose due date has past.
- Concept check: 1 - 12.
- True/false quiz: 1 - 6, 8.
- Exercises: 1 - 42.
Here are the exams from the last two years, with solutions.
Important Note: In section on Thursday, Sept 20, you will take the 2010
exam in timed conditions as practice, so you don't
want to look at it before that (the practice exam won't be graded).
If you have a conflict with the exam time, please consult the
evening midterm exams. Based on that, if you think your
situation qualifies you to take the conflict exam, please
contact me as soon as possible. The conflict exam will be
held Wednesday, Sept 26 from 7:45–8:45am in 314 Altgeld
(note that's in the morning, not the evening). If you can't
make either time (for instance, both times fall on the religious
holiday Yom Kippur), please contact me to make special