Test 3 Study Guide: Cumulative + 2.8(146-150), 3.1(163-167), 3.2(169-172),
3.3(180-181), 5.1(265-269), 5.6(301-304) & apps
This test will be closed to notes/books, but a calculator will be allowed (but no cell
phone nor other calculators bundled in combination with additional technologies). There
will be various types of questions on the test and your grade will be based on the
quality of your responses in a timed environment.
The formatting will be just like test 1 and 2.
The test is cumulative but will focus on new material. Here is
sample test questions and
As before you will see three sections that are typeset formally (using
As such the test will be a mixture of computational and definition questions as well as critical reasoning and questions involving the "big picture." Most questions are adapted from or taken right from exercises we had for homework, problem set questions, and clicker questions, although they may be rephrased or repackaged to further develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills (I'm trying to help you develop your
linear independence), so I suggest that you review those solutions and any related material you need to brush up on. Partial credit will be given, so (if you have time) showing your reasoning or thoughts on questions you are unsure of can help your grade.
Here are the topics we have been focusing on:
(and here is the brief overview from class)
Some Maple Commands
Here are some Maple commands you should be pretty familiar with by now
for this test - i.e. I will at times show a command, and it may be
with or without