MIDTERMF08 - McGILL UNIVERSITY ECSE-323 Department of...

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McGILL UNIVERSITY Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ECSE-323 Fall 2008 MIDTERM EXAM Question Maximum Points Points Attained 1 10 2 10 3 15 4 15 5 15 6 10 Total 75 points Please write down your name: Please write your student ID: ______ANSWER KEY ___________ Instructions/Please read carefully! This is a closed book exam. No books or notes are allowed. You may use a standard calculator. All work is to be done on the attached sheets and under no circumstance are booklets or loose sheets to be used. Write your name at the top of every sheet. Read the question carefully. If something appears ambiguous, write down your assumption. The points have been assigned according to the formula that 1 point = 1 exam minute, so please pace yourself accordingly.
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COURSE: ECSE – 323 MIDTERM EXAM FALL 2008 2 YOUR NAME: ___________ ANSWER KEY ____________ _______________________________________________________________________ _ Question 1: Booelan Logic Theory (10 points) You are presented with a set of requirements under which an insurance policy will be issued. The applicant must be: 1. A married female 25 years old or over, or 2. A female under 25, or 3. A married male under 25 who has not been involved in a car accident, or 4. A married male who has been involved in a car accident, or 5. A married male 25 years old or over who has not been involved in a car accident. The variables w, x, y and z assume the truth value 1 in the following cases: w = 1 if applicant has been involved in a car accident x = 1 if applicant is married y = 1 if applicant is male z = 1 if applicant is under 25. (4 points) a) You are asked to find an algebraic expression which assumes the value 1 whenever the policy should be issued. (3 points) b) Simplify algebraically the above expression, and (3 points) c) Suggest a simpler set of requirements. _______________________________________________________________________ _ANSWER Expression: x f8e5 y f8e5 z + f8e5 y z + f8e5 w x y z + w x y + f8e5 w x y f8e5 z Simplified expression: x + f8e5 y z Simpler set of requirements: MARRIED OR A FEMALE UNDER 25.
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COURSE: ECSE – 323 MIDTERM EXAM FALL 2008 3 YOUR NAME: ___________ ANSWER KEY ____________ _______________________________________________________________________ _ Question 2: CMOS Circuit Technology
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course ECSE ecse 323 taught by Professor Redacka during the Winter '07 term at McGill.

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MIDTERMF08 - McGILL UNIVERSITY ECSE-323 Department of...

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