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ENCM 369 Winter 2020: Index Page for Old Final Exams

Author: Steve Norman

General Advice

A new textbook was adopted in 2014! In 2013 and earlier we used various editions of Computer Organization and Design, by David Patterson and John Hennessy. There are a couple of implications:

One other note: For out-of-range results in integer addition and subtraction, we used to use the terms overflow and wraparound; in 2014 we started using the terms signed overflow and unsigned overflow instead.

2019

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Text that I wrote in March: Solutions for the 2019 exam will be posted no later than April 15, 2020.

Update, Tuesday morning, April 21: I apologize for the delay. I am working on posting solutions and expect to have them up by late afternoon today.

Second update, later Tuesday morning, April 21: The solutions were closer to ready than I had remembered! See the links below. (And send email if you think you have spotted a mistake.)

Solutions (all documents in PDF format):

2018

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Solutions (all documents in PDF format):

2017

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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2016

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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2015

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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2014

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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2013

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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2012

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2011

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Please note that this exam turned out to be unreasonably long! The 2014 exam will not necessarily be easy to finish in three hours, but it will be significantly shorter than the 2011 exam.

Solutions, all PDF:

2010

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Solutions, all PDF.

2009

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Solutions, all PDF.

2008

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Solutions, all PDF.

2007

This year's instructors don't have access to the 2007 final exam material.

2006

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

Solutions, all PDF.

2005

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2004

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2003

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2002

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2001

The exam (both documents in PDF format):

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