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Topic: MIT Math Diagnostic for Physics Placement
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GS Chandy

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Re: MIT Math Diagnostic for Physics Placement
Posted: Oct 22, 2012 10:46 AM
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Robert Hansen (RH) posted Oct 22, 2012 10:58 AM (GSC's remarks at end):
> MIT requires all freshman, except those scoring a 5
> on both AP Physics C sections (Mechanics and EM), to
> take a math exam for placement in one of three
> physics classes.
>
> 8.01L - A slow version of 8.01
> 8.01 - The TEAL version.
> 8.012 - The rigorous version.
>
> This is a practice exam...
>
> http://web.mit.edu/firstyear/2016/subjects/PracticeTes
> t2008.pdf
>

<SNIP>
(In my non-expert view), WHAT an excellently conceived and developed 'diagnostic placement test' that is! Thanks for bringing it to our attention.

GSC



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