# Exam 1 Information

## Material to be covered on Exam 1

The material to be covered is from sections 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, and
12.5 in the text. Specific topics include the following. Note that the
only material you are responsible for from section 12.4 is the
computation of 2 by 2 and 3 by 3 determinants.

- vectors, vector algebra
- dot product, perpendicular vectors, angle between two vectors
- vector components
- properties of the dot and cross product
- vector parametric equations of lines and planes
- Equations of the form Ax+By+Cz+D=0 for planes

Sample exam consisting of
problems similar to those that might appear on the exam. Solutions to
the exam will be posted outside my office door, SH 105A. These are
sample problems only. Don't expect the exam questions to be exactly
the same as those on the sample exam.

Due to popular request, here is a version of the sample exam with answers. More complete
solutions are posted outside my office, SH 105A.

Bill Farr < bfarr@wpi.edu>
Last modified: Wed Mar 29 16:29:25 1995