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Topic: Internet access during exams
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Jerry Avins

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Registered: 12/7/04
Re: Internet access during exams
Posted: Jan 6, 2012 10:38 PM
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On 1/6/2012 10:32 PM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> Jerry Avins wrote:
>> On 1/6/2012 12:14 PM, Eric Jacobsen wrote:
>> ...

>>> Somebody posted this on FB a while back so I snagged it:
>>> http://ericjacobsen.org/pics/Math.jpg

>> Ouch!
>> Jerry

> LOL!
> Prior to my entering freshman class at Cornell, ALL engineering students
> were required to take a surveying course. The object was to force
> "pupils" {<> "students"} to use neither slide rules nor log tables for
> closures (if they did closure error would be too large ;)

You never saw a 10-foot slide rule! :-) (Or a Curta:

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