The first exam covers Chapters 1 and 2 of From Music to Mathematics: Exploring the Connections, homework assignments 1--3, CDs 1--2, and all the material covered in class up to and including Feb. 20. It is highly recommended that you review class handouts, homework problems, lecture notes, the CD liner notes, and your class notes. Many of the problems and questions we discussed in class are excellent examples of test questions.
A set of practice problems is available here. The solutions are available here. The exam will be designed to take 50 minutes although you will have the full 75 minutes to take the exam.
Exam Review: We will review for the exam during a portion of Tuesday's class on Feb. 27th. Please come prepared with specific questions.
Note: No calculators will be allowed for this exam. All questions asked will involve only calculations requiring elementary arithmetic. Also, a portion of a blank piano keyboard containing at least one octave will be provided on the exam for your use.
The following concepts are important material for the exam: