Math 241 Midterm 1, Spring 2019
Math 241 Midterm 1, Spring 2019
- WHEN: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 7:00-8:15 p.m.
The exam will begin
at 7:15 p.m. and last for one hour, but please arrive at 7:00 p.m. to get seated.
- WHERE: Locations for exams are dependent on discussion section and are posted at
HERE . Please check here
for details on Foellinger seating.
YOU MUST READ THIS TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU WILL TAKE YOUR EXAM!
- WHAT: Midterm 1 covers Chapter 12 and Sections 14.1-14.5 of the text.
- Here is a list of objectives for the class (note the material for Midterm 1 specifically).
The exam is written with these in
- 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 exam.
- You are responsible for the material from the lectures and the sections of the book listed above (even material not explicitly covered in class).
- You are responsible for the worksheets from discussion sections.
- 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:
Additionally, in WebAssign you will find assignments titled "Review 12.1" and similar (note: these are ungraded). These contain all the WebAssign problems corresponding to that section of the textbook;
while they are essentially copied over from the textbook, they have the advantage of giving you access to the solutions.
- Concept check: 1 - 11.
- True/false quiz: 1 - 6, 8.
- Exercises: 1 - 42.
- The test is closed book and closed notes.
- No calculators, cell phones, iPods, or other electronics!
- The time will be posted.
- Please bring your student ID both for identification and because you will need to know your UIN which is
printed there. You should also know your NetID as well as which discussion section you are registered for.
- Cheating is taken very seriously as it takes
unfair advantage of the other students in the class, and is handled as
1 Part 4 of the student code.
Penalties for cheating on exams, in particular,
are very high, typically resulting in a 0 on the exam or an F in the
- Conflict Exam: If you believe you have a conflict with the exam time, please consult the university policy. If you then believe
your conflict qualifies you for a conflict exam, please fill out this webform as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday, February 5.
You must have permission to take the conflict exam rather than the "usual" exam. The conflict will be in the morning of
February 13, 7:45-8:55am in 314 Altgeld Hall.
- If you have DRES acccommdations, please contact Ravi Donepudi
- Old Exams: Here are some old exams and their solutions.
Important Note: In section on Thursday, 2/7, you will take the 2012 exam in timed
conditions as practice, so the link to that exam will be deactivated until the evening of 2/7 (the practice exam won't be graded).
- Score distribution: Here is how the scores are distributed (by approximately the usual 90,80,70,60 cutoffs):
- 39-43: 27%
- 35-38: 29%
- 30-34: 22%
- 26-29: 11%
- 0-25: 11%
- Here are the solutions to the first midterm.