Professor Kate Poirier, Spring 2017

Category: Quizzes


  • Quiz #8 this Thursday will cover material/homework from sections 5.1 and 5.2.
  • Test #3 will be given in class next Thursday, May 11. It will cover 4.5, 4.6, 10.1, 10.2, 10.4 , and 5.1-5.5.
  • You are still welcome to add Test #2 Solutions posts to the OpenLab for participation credit; don’t forget to tag the “Test #2 Solutions” category.
  • One of my homework problems from last Thursday’s class was to prove or disprove Kazi’s formula for 5.1 homework #10(a). I don’t have a record of my own boardwork from Thursday, so I can’t point out exactly where my mistake was. Kazi’s formula was correct. The proof is actually quite straightforward and I’ve attached a photo of my hand-written work to this post. Let me know if you have any questions.


I hope everyone had a good break!

  • Our regular office hours and class hours resume tomorrow (Tuesday).
  • Bring the files for your MATLAB assignment with you to class tomorrow.
  • Quiz #7 on Thursday will cover material/homework from 4.5, 4.6, 10.1, 10.2, and 10.4.
  • There is a forum on campus at 12:45 tomorrow for students with questions/concerns about immigration rights. Information here. If this issue affects you or someone you know, I encourage you to attend the forum.

Reminder – Quiz #4 tomorrow

I hope everyone enjoyed yesterday’s snow day! We will still have Quiz #4 tomorrow on material/homework from Sections 2.3 and 2.4. Since I didn’t hold my usual office hours yesterday, I *might* be able to squeeze some in tomorrow at noon. Send me an email or comment on this post if you would like to see me then.

Announcements from today’s class

  1. Quiz #2 on Thursday, February 23 will cover material/homework from sections 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6.
  2. For section 1.6, the homework questions are #4, #10, #19, #20, and #35. I will change the calendar to reflect this, but the course outline will not be updated.
  3. For 1.6 #3 (done by you and your partner in class today) you can check the back of the text to make sure your answers are correct. If you have any questions, you can post them here on the OpenLab or ask them in my office hours on Tuesday 11am-1pm.