What is performance? Computer performance is a measure of how long it takes to
perform a task, or how many tasks can be performed in a given time period. The
performance that matters to us is how long it takes to perform our tasks. However,
unless we can
MARATECK
Name
V55.0109
MAY 16, 2011
Final exam
All your work is to be done on the exam. Be sure to write your name on each page of the
exam.
1a. (5 points) In 10 years, 0.25 of the original amount of a radioactive isotope remains. What is its half-life?
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MARATECK
Name
V55.0109
OCT 21 2009
midterm
All your work is to be done on the exam. Be sure to write your name on each page of the
exam.
1. (20 points) Complete the following function that counts and returns the number of periods in a string s
used as the
Time and Frequency
You should know the units of time and frequency, and be able to convert between
them.
1. What is the clock period for a 200 Hz clock? For a 200 MHz clock?
Combinational Circuits
You should be able to design a circuit (and compute its pr
Control Logic
We must construct logic to control the ALU functions plus the following control lines
(see Fig. 4.16): MemRead, MemWrite, ALUSrc, RegDst, RegWrite, PCSrc, and
MemtoReg. We construct a truth table in which the inputs are the instruction -spec
Abstract graph
A collection of points [vertices]
Edges which connect them
Circuit: A collection of edges which begins and ends at the same
point
(AB)
(BD)
(DC)
(CA)
Euler circuit Circuit
Contains every edge once!
(AB) (BD)(DA)(DC)(CA)
Take a look at th
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Kara Alexa Tong
What is Mathematics?
1) Nature of argument
o Justify an idea
Justify to who? To mathematicians / Our peer group.
o Written arguments
Axioms (Assumed Truths) Argument (Proof) Theorem (Goal Result)
Clean, concise, and acceptable
Pur