# Toronto Math Forum

## MAT244-2018S => MAT244--Misc => Topic started by: Syed Hasnain on March 26, 2018, 03:43:29 PM

Title: Final Exam
Post by: Syed Hasnain on March 26, 2018, 03:43:29 PM
Hi,
On the final exam, are non-programmable calculators allowed ?
Title: Re: Final Exam
Post by: Victor Ivrii on March 26, 2018, 11:18:25 PM
Hi,
On the final exam, are non-programmable calculators allowed ?
No, calculator is the last thing you would be allowed. And what for? To express $\sqrt{5}$ or $\cos(\pi/9)$ as decimal fractions? At the moment you'll do it, your solution becomes impossible to check and by default is assumed to be wrong.