I have posted the ungraded problem set #5 (and solutions), the practice final exam (and solutions), an updated note on hold-up (under week 13), and a note on licensing (week 15).Read More
Problem set #5 has been cancelled. Each student will receive full credit for the cancelled problem set. I will distribute an ungraded problem set covering the material we are working on when we return from Thanksgiving break.Read More
The problem sets require some proficiency with Excel. If you are a bit rusty (or not that polished to begin with) you can access lynda.com for free through Penn State. There are many video tutorials on Excel within. The link is lynda.psu.edu and you will need to authenticate using your PSU login.
Google is also a very useful tool for solving Excel problems.Read More
Taking the log of zero is not possible. In excel, you will get an error.
For the problem set, you should ignore the zeros. The best thing to do is just delete the numbers in the cell so that it is blankRead More
I post the slides as one slide per page. This is not very efficient for printing. To print several smaller slides on one sheet of paper, open the print dialog (CTRL+P). Find the button labeled "Multiple." This button opens a dialog that allows you to choose how many pages per sheet to print. This adobe article gives more detail.Read More
A reminder: we meet on Tuesday and Thursday in 113 IST from 12:05-1:20. The room is very big. Please fill in the seats from the front. Beginning next week, you will need to use the sign-in sheet when you get to class.Read More