Spring 2000, CSE 428: About the Final exam
- The Final will take place onIt will take place on May 4, at 12:20-2:10pm, in 260 Willard and and 360 Willard.
- The class will be split among the two rooms as follows: Students whose family name
begins with a letter included between "A" and "H" should go to 360 Willard. The others
("I"-"Z") should go to 260 Willard.
- It is a "closed book" exam.
- The exam is comprehensive, and the topics will be represented, roughly, in the following percentages:
- 25% on the material up to MT 1 (Questions 1 and 2 on the test).
- 25% on the material between MT 1 and MT 2 (Questions 3 and 4 on the test).
- 50% on the material after MT 2 (Questions 5, 6 and 7 on the test).
Format of the exam
The exam will consists of a list of questions.
You should write the answers on the same sheets. There is no
need to justify your answer, unless it is explicitly requested
in the text of the question.
Bonus for "no answer"
If you don't know the solution to one question, you may choose
to give "no answer" by leaving blank the space for the solution.
For each question or subquestion to which you give no answer you will receive a
bonus of 10% of the maximum score for that question, rounded to the
next higher integer score.
If you start writing the answer, and later you wish you had
left it blank, just draw a line over your answer and write the word
"BLANK" in large letters.
Preparation for the final
A test is posted here.
This test will not be graded, but
you are encouraged to try to solve it by yourself
as a preparation to the final exam.
The final will have the same
kind of questions as the test.
The class of Thursday April 27 will be dedicated to
explaining and discussing the solution of the test.
The solution of the text is also posted here. .
you can find here
a collection of solved exercises
on the material explained so far.
Previous midterms and exams
Note: some of the questions in the exams listed below are about material which has not
been covered this semester.
Some of the files below are in ps format. The corresponding pdf format is also
available: just change the postfix "ps" into "pdf" in the URL and you will get the
For some of them also the tex file is available: just change the postfix
"ps" into "tex".
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