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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 two-dimensional objects. (Mass and center of mass computations for one-dimensional 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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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course MATH 21B taught by Professor Vershynin during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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