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Final Exam Dates

Regular Exam, Monday 12/17/2018 at 1:30PM - 3:00PM

Conflict Exam, Wednesday, 12/19/2018 at 7:00PM - 8:30PM

For more information, go to the Course Explorer. The Final Exam is 90 minutes long, but Campus blocks 3 hours for it.


Quest 6 is coming up!


Friday, November 30 - Monday, December 3

You need to sign up for the Quest on CBTF's website. If for some reason you cannot make it to your scheduled time, you must reschedule your time by simply clicking on "change" in CBTF's reservation site.

If you miss your scheduled Quest, you must go to CBTF right away and ask in person if it is possible to make a new reservation. Requesting a new time by email is not possible!


You take the Quests at the Computer Based Testing Facility located in Room 57 Grainger Engineering Library . For an ADA map of the basement floor in Grainger, click here.

Content of Quest 5:

The main emphasis (about 70% of the questions) in Quest 6 is on “Uniform Circular Motion” and “Universal Gravity,” see Lecture 11 and Lecture 12. Please remember, though, that all Quests are comprehensive and may include questions based on content covered earlier in the semester. For this reason, you should work through all practice Quests.

What to expect:

For more information on what to expect when you take the quest and what is expected of you, please see either CBTF policies or Student Expectations and Procedures.

How to prepare:

Use should definitely work through Practice Quests 1-6 to prepare for Quest 6, but looking at Homework problems, discussion problems, and lectures may be useful as well. . You access the Practice Quests on PrairieLearn by clicking on Sign in with Illinois and choosing PHYS100: Thinking About Physics, Fall 2018.

Casio Calculator at CBTF

If you need to change the degree mode on the Casio calculator, here is how to do it.


We will be using i>clickers in every lecture. You can use either the older v1 or the newer v2 i>clickers. If you have not already done so, please register your clicker in your student gradebook and follow the instructions. Having another student answer questions using your clicker is considered cheating.

Be sure to refer to the i>clicker information page for more information.

Safety Announcements

Please read and become familiar with the Emergency Response Recommendations issued by the University.

For reference, Emergency Response Script read by your lecturer during the first lecture is also available.

Excused Absences

The only course components eligible to be issued a grade of EX are discussions, labs and exams (except for the final). Please submit your excused absence no later than 12 business days from your absence via the Excused Absences application. For more information regarding this course's excuses policy, please refer to the Attendance Policy page.

Academic Integrity

All activities in this course, including documentation submitted for petition for an excused absence, are subject to the Academic Integrity rules as described in Article 1, Part 4, Academic Integrity, of the Student Code.

Tutorial on derivatives

A tutorial on derivatives (as used in this course): Download PowerPoint or Follow this link.