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MA 527, Fall 2009, Purdue University Sample questions for exam 1 This is a collection of problems that are similar to problems that you will find on the actual exam. The actual exam will be in-class and contain a mix of computation, true/false or multiple choice, and proof. You will be allowed one standard page of notes (both sides), but aside from that the exam will be closed book and notes, no calculator or other computational aids. Chapter 7: Basic linear algebra: Rank, basis, independence, solving systems, determinants, inverse. Chapter 8: Eigenvalues/vectors: Finding eigenvalues/vectors/basis for eigenspace diagonalization/similarity properties Chapter 4: Systems of differential equations: Solution of systems - homogeneous and nonhomogeneous, critical points, types of crit- ical points/stability Sample problems 1. True/False. No explanation necessary. Note that in mathematics, if a statement is sometimes true and sometimes false, then it is false . (a) If
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course MA 527 taught by Professor Weitsman during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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