Case Study Homework
SWE 2313 Fall 2013
Due: Monday, August 26 at 4:30PM
Search on the internet for examples of failed software systems and read through several
of the hits until you find one example of a failed system that you find interesting. Do not
Name five (5) current operating systems and the computers or configurations each operates.
Explain the fundamental differences between internal fragmentation and external fragmentation.
For each of the four memory manage
In 14 suppose that a and b are integers, a 4 (mod 7), and b 6 (mod 7). Find the integer c
with 0 c 6 such that
1. c 3a (mod 7)
2. c 5b (mod 7)
3. c 2a + 4b (mod 7)
4. c a2 b2 (mod 7)
5. Find the prime factorization of 1,024.
In questions 13 suppose that a word is any string of seven letters of the alphabet, with repeated letters allowed.
1. How many words are there?
2. How many words begin with A or B and end with A or B?
3. How many words have no
a) Compare the processors access to printers and other I/O devices for the master/slave and
the symmetric multiprocessing configurations. Give a real-life example where the
master/slave configuration might be preferred.
What is the probability that a card selected from a deck is an ace?
What is the probability that the sum of the numbers on two dice is even when they are
What is the probability that a five-card poker hand doe