The final examination is scheduled for 1:00-3:00 p.m. Monday, May 21, in our classroom.
Your may use one new 4"-by-6" handwritten note card or two 3"-by-5" handwritten note cards plus the note cards you prepared for the previous exams. I'll provide a table of discrete distributions and Rosen's table, "Useful Generating Functions."
This exam will be comprehensive with special emphasis on material covered in the last three weeks.
Here's an old MCS 256 exam
and my solutions.
Here's an old MCS 256 exam on generating functions and recurrence relations and the answers. Note that problem 3(b) involves exponential generating functions, which will not be on your exam.
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