There are three in-class exams during the semester and a final exam after the end of classes. The final exam is cumulative.
During each exam, students may bring and refer to a single (two-sided) sheet of handwritten notes. The size is not to exceed 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (half a page) on the exams during the semester, and 8 1/2 x 11 inches (a full page) on the final exam. No calculators or other electronic devices may be used during the exams.
To help prepare for the exams, you may wish to consult the old final exams for Math 104. The actual exams will also contain problems that are more conceptual, along the lines of some of the homework problems. In grading the exams, some of the points will be given for getting the correct answer, and some of the points will be for the work shown. So to get full credit on a problem, it is necessary to get the right answer and to show meaningful written work toward that answer. Otherwise only partial credit will be given.
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