Math 21B
UC Davis, Winter 2010
Dan Romik
General information about Midterm Exam 2
Date of the exam.
The exam will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the usual
time and place of the class lecture.
Material to be covered.
All of Chapter 6, except section 6.7 and mass, moments
and center of mass computations for twodimensional objects. (Mass and center of
mass computations for onedimensional objects, i.e., thin wires and rods,
are
covered.)
Tips for studying.
As with the ﬁrst midterm exam, the questions will test both
your ability to obtain a correct ﬁnal answer, and your ability to eﬀectively communi
cate how you derived the ﬁnal answer (the “work” part). Grading will take both of
these elements into account. That means the solution sheets are expected to be read
able accounts of your solution; use verbal explanations where appropriate, and clearly
demarcate solutions to diﬀerent questions. It also means that you should take care to
use correct notation and not just use some arbitrary symbols or nonstandard notation
that you were using privately when solving problems on your own. Remember, math
is a language, and part of the goal of the course is to teach you that language so that
you can eﬃciently communicate mathematical ideas to and from other people. For
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