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Here are some problems for you to try as you study for the first hour exam.

SUMMER 2010:  1-7, 12, 13, 15

SUMMER 2008:  1-9, 13

I will discuss these problems during our Friday (6/26) review session (see below).  As I picked these problems, I tried to avoid questions which, under our new curriculum, will not appear on the first hour exam.  If you think I've made a mistake, I encourage you to contact me.  As I mentioned in lecture, there will be two questions regarding material from lectures 6 and 7.

Anyone with questions about other relevant material is welcome at the review session.  I will answer those questions first.




Review session for first hour exam will be in room 222 (Loomis) on Friday June 26, from 10:00am – 12:00pm.








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