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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Correction to the exam: Problem 3, parts (6), (7)

Filed under: Uncategorized — innaento @ 11:46

There has been two misprints in Problem 3, parts (6), (7).

In part (6), the expression should be


(notice the correction in red!)

Also, in the Hebrew version, the denominator in the hint in part (7) should be 2^{-n} and not 2^n.

The English version of the exam has been corrected (here:

The corrections to the Hebrew version appears in RED here: (this file contains only the relevant page!)



Thank you very much to Menuha for pointing this out.


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Change of the deadline

Dear all,

the deadline for submission for the take-home exam was changed following the requirement of the Feinberg School. Please note that the exam should be submitted by the last day of February, 2014.

Good luck to everybody,


Monday, February 3, 2014

Exam: due February 28, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — innaento @ 10:37

Here is the exam:


Hebrew translation (handwritten): Hebrew_ver (note that Problem 3 has a misprint! Correction here:

It is due on Tuesday, March 4th Friday, February 28, 2014, by 23:00 (1 month from now).
Please let us know as soon as possible if there are any comments or remarks about the exam.
– You do NOT have to solve everything to get a good grade. Try to solve as much as possible.
– Try to write your solutions carefully and formally. But if you can’t manage, then write an informal solution – you will still get credit for it!
Good luck!

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