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Unformatted text preview: Review for Exam 3 Overview This a two day exam. On both days calculators will be allowed, but no problem will actually require a calculator. Day One. Normal exam conditions. No book, no notes, no help from friends, no cell phones, no laptops. Worth approximately 80% of your Exam 3 grade. Expect to see several problems that look very much like homework problems or review problems. Some problems may be phrased as short answer question. In particular, expect to see questions that ask you to quickly recognize: (a) Is a sequence convergent or divergent? (b) Is a sequence geometric or not? (c) Is a series convergent or divergent? (d) Is a series geometric or not? Day Two. Open book, open notes, but still no friends, phones or laptops. Worth approxi- mately 20% of your Exam 3 grade. Expect to see one or two problems that combine ideas and techniques from the entire semester in ways that may not have happened in previous homework. Sequences Know what a sequence is. Know the standard notation for sequences. Be able to compute the first few terms of a sequence and then draw its graph. Be able to take limits of sequences. Most limits can be computed just by looking for the dominant term or terms. Some may require LHospitals rule. You MUST be able to recognize when a sequence is geometric, and you must also be able to identify r ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course MATH 175 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.
- Fall '08