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Grading key Exam 2 Fall 07

Part A – 6 points each. Grade only the answer. Put an X through their answer if it is wrong.

1 B

2 B

3 E

4 B

5 C

6 C

7 B

8 A

9 A

10 A

Part B – 3 points each. Grade only the answer. Put an X through their answer if it is wrong.

1 C

2 A

3 B

4 E

5 A

Part C – Grade as one problem. Give partial credit up to the point where they go wrong (ie. zero points if they don’t try to do the integral). Put an X through incorrect or irrelevant work. Note: this was an assigned homework problem so they have already gone through the math once. a) 6 points for any attempt to evaluate U integral.

6 points for integrating correctly to get

U=-(7/2)x^2 + 8x

2 points for applying the integration const. correctly, eg.,

U=-(7/2)x^2 + 8x + 26

2 points for differentiating and equating to zero. Note: they may start here with F=0 and then calculate U, but they still need all the steps so keep the points as listed.

0= -7x +8

3 points for solving x (= 8/7) and substituting correctly to get the right answer

Umax = 30.6

6 points for part b). Grade only the answers to the quadratic equation U=0. b)

3 points for each correct value (4.1m, and -1.8m)