TEST AND EXAM INFO
There will be two tests and a final exam in this course.
- Test 1: worth 15%, Wednesday, February 2nd
- Test 2: worth 15%, Wednesday, March 16th
- Final exam: worth 30%, scheduled by the Registrar
The test will be held on Wednesday, February 2nd starting at 2:30pm. The test will be 50 minutes long. A 1.5-2 hour lecture will follow the test.
- The test will be closed book - no aids allowed, other than a non-programmable calculator.
- Here is last year's sample test. The coverage may be different, but our test will be similar in length and style.
- Coverage: The coverage will be everything we've done upto and including the January 26th lecture. Please note that the listed coverage is now upto date, as is the assigned homework.
- N.B. The sample test does not include material on regression but does include some concepts which we did not study (yet?).
- I will have extra office hours on Monday, January 31st from 3:30-4:20 (my office Ross N621B).
- Answers to sample test.
The second test will be held on Wednesday, March 16th at 2:30pm. It will be 50 minutes long, and a short lecture will follow starting at 3:45pm.
- The test is closed book - no additional aids allowed, other than a non-programmable calculator. You will need a calculator.
- We will write the midterm in two rooms! Students with last names A-R will write in the lecture room. Students with last names S-Z will write in CB 121. You MUST write in the room to which you are assigned.
- The test will begin at exactly 2:30pm. If you arrive late you will not be given extra time. In fact, you should arrive at least 10 minutes early to set up.
- The coverage for the midterm will be everything we've done in class from chapters 5-7 inclusive.
- Some practice problems from chapters 6 and 7:
The final exam has now been scheduled by the registrar's office. Please note that if you have a religious conflict, then you must let me know no later than March 18th by university rules.
- Date, Time, and Location: Please check the registrar's office site (under Search Current Exam Schedule) for this information. On the side you will also find a link to building acronyms, and then you can find the building location on a campus map.
- Coverage and Practice Problems:
- The final exam will be 2 hours long, and will cover everything we have done in the course. The style will be similar to the midterms.
- Here is last year's final with solutions. Below are additional problems from chapters 10. 11, and 14. For previous chapters see previously posted problems and midterms.
- I will have additional office hours on Tuesday, April 19th from 1-2:30pm.
- Rules and regulations:
- You will need a non-programmable calculator for the final exam. Please note that your phone is not an appropriate calculator. Do not plan to use your phone as your calculator, as it will be confiscated, and other academic charges may apply. We will not provide you with a calculator, and no special consideration will be made in the grading of your exam if you show up without one.
- You must bring your York student ID card.
- You must be familiar with Senate policy on final exams. In particular, note that no one is allowed to leave the examination room during (1) the first half an hour of the exam, and (2) during the last 15 minutes of the exam. Also, students who arrive late but within the first half hour of the start of the exam will be permitted to write the exam, but no additional time will be given. Students who arrive more than 30 minutes after the start of the exam will not be permitted to write the exam.