# Math 241 AL1 and EL1: Midterm the Second

### When:

• Tuesday, Oct 18 from 7:00–8:15pm. The exam itself starts at 7:15, but please be there at 7:00.

### Where:

Same as last time:

### Details:

• The test is closed book and closed notes.
• No calculators, cell phones, iPods, or other electronic devices. The time will be posted.

### Subject:

• Covers Sections 14.6 - 14.8, 13.1-13.3, and 16.1-16.3.

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, both the WebAssign and other HW should be viewed as constituting a study guide for this exam.

### Homework Summary and Solutions:

For your convenience, here are all the problems that have been assigned.

• Section 14.6: 1, 6, 14, 24, 36, 38, 50, 52, 59, 54.
• Section 14.7: 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 38, 42, 45, 47, 52.
• Section 14.8: 1, 7, 18, 21, 30, 38, 40.
• Section 13.1: 7, 14, 18, 19, 37.
• Section 13.2: 1, 2, 4 6, 26, 32.
• Section 13.3: 1, 11, 14, 15, 59.
• Section 16.1: 3, 5, 11, 15, 34, 35.
• Section 16.2: 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 17, 29, 34, 36, 37, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48.
• Section 16.3: 1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 12, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 29-32, 33.
Here are the solutions to the non-WebAssign problems, which are those marked above in bold. The exception is the problems from Section 14.6, whose solutions are here.

### Practice Exam:

Here is last year's exam and the complete solutions. Important Note: You should expect your exam to be somewhat harder and a little longer than this practice exam.

### 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. Here are the questions that are relevant to what we covered.

• Section 14
• Concept check: 13 - 19.
• True/false quiz: 8 - 12.
• Exercises: 43 - 66.
• Section 13
• Concept check: 2, 3, 5.
• True/false quiz: 1, 2, 4.
• Exercises: 1 - 6, 8 - 10.
• Section 16
• Concept check: 1 - 6.
• True/false quiz: 4 - 6.
• Exercises: 1 - 14, except for 1(b).

### Conflict Exam:

If you have a conflict with the exam time, please consult the university policy on 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, Oct 19 from 7:45–8:45am in 314 Altgeld (note that's in the morning, not the evening).