EXAMS

• For each exam, each student should bring a #2 pencil,a calculator for numerical calculation (Graphing calculators are permitted) and a picture ID.

• EXAMS ARE CLOSED BOOK - CLOSED NOTE.
A FORMULA SHEET. will be provided which contains useful formulas and physical constants.

• If you have a University sanctioned trip or other conflict that makes it impossible to take an exam, contact your lecture instructor one week before the exam about taking the exam at a an alternate time during the week of the exam. Make-ups after the week of the exam will given a penalty unless there are exceptional circumstances.

• 231 Midterms will have 10 numerical and 10 conceptual (e.g. T/F) problems. The second and third midterms for 231 will have at least one problem taken directly from the previous midterms. 231C Midterms have a few more problems and will also be approximately 50% numerical and 50% conceptual. (See grading criteria for explanation)

• PHY 231 and 231C will take the same final exam, which will have 16 numerical and 16 conceptual problems. Half the final will be based on material of last three problem sets, while the other half will be confined to the first 9 problem sets. There will be no questions on the final related to the first nine problem sets which are not similar* to problems from the midterms posted on LON-CAPA for either the on-line or the lecture sections, or from the old exams from previous courses posted on the course web site. Thus, studying the midterms and the exams from previous courses should be an excellent way to prepare for the "old" material on the final.

• Many of the midterm questions will be modified* homework problems.

• Off campus students (Section 731) need to contact instructor for instructions to set up proctoring of the exams. Click here for instructions

* Similar or Modified could mean that if original problem gave x and asked for y, the modified problem might give y and ask for x, or "truck" might be changed to "airplane". Furthermore, a conceptual problem might be morphed into a numerical problem or vice-versa.

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EXTRA PRACTICE PROBLEMS
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