Foundations of Computing
Winter 2015


The final exam is scheduled for Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00 at the GYM FIELD HOUSE. Please see the official final exam schedule. The format will be similar to the midterm, including true or false, multiple-choice, binary questions, and coding questions via multiple-choice.

You are allowed one double-sided 8.5"x11" (letter-sized) crib sheet, which can be hand-written or typed. Please bring pencils and your McGill ID. Electronic devices are not permitted, including calculators. You are allowed a non-electronic translation dictionary. See this website for McGill's official exam regulations.


Not on the final


The midterm will take place on Monday, February 16th, 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00. The location of the midterm depends on your family name as follows:

LocationFamily name
Leacock 219 A -- Di
Leacock 26 Dj -- La
Maass Chem 112 Lb -- Qia
FDA auditorium Qib -- Z

The exam will be in multiple-choice format, including true or false, standard multiple-choice, questions involving binary representations, and more complex coding questions.

You are allowed one double-sided 8.5"x11" (letter-sized) crib sheet. Please also bring pencils for the scantron, and your McGill ID. Do not bring valuables, as you will be aksed to leave your bags at the front of the room.



Practice midterm
The answers to Questions 16 and 47 are incorrect. Check the myCourses discussion board for the correct answers.

Think Java Book - chapters 2,3,4,6,8 and 12