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L14_Final2 - Objectives Review the format and expectations...

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Objectives Review the format and expectations for the final exam Review material needed to succeed on the final exam Set the material from the course in the context of the product realization process • Answer questions 16.881 MIT
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Importance of the Final • The course grade is determined by – 40% term project Balance? – 30% final exam – 20% homework – 10% quizzes Dominates The final shows how you’ve learned over time – Did the home works and quizzes stick? 16.881 MIT
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Format of the Final Exam • 4 essay questions (10% each) • 20 short answer questions (3% each) • Which means its – 40% Essay – 60% Short answer • 2 Hours -- I’d suggest – 10 minutes per essay – 3 minutes per short answer – 20 minute buffer / review MIT 16.881
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Final Exam Rules • Open book • Open notes • Solutions to homework, quizzes -- OK • Calculators -- probably helpful • Laptop computers -- fine, but not needed 16.881 MIT
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Essay Questions • Emphasize the big picture and concepts • Composed of several inter-related questions •E xample – What is a scaling factor? – What are the properties of a good scaling factor? – Provide an example of a scaling factor – If you found that there was no control factor with the desired properties, what would you do? – Tell me anything you know about scaling factors that you consider essential to practicing robust design. 16.881 MIT
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Expectations on Essay Questions • Answer the questions! • Make your responses concise – About 3 sentences per question if possible Make the answer complete but avoid a shot gun approach – Points will be deducted for imprecise statements • Examples should have engineering relevance Examples should preferably be from some area you know from experience rather than from a text 16.881 MIT
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