CMU-CS 15-415/615 - Midterm Guide

Exam Time: Wed October 19th @ 3:00-4:20 PM
Location: DH A302

What To Bring


  2. A calculator is strongly recommended (e.g., logarithms)

  3. A one letter-size page - you may use both sides.

No additionals aids are allowed (i.e., no books, no slides, no laptops; no cell/wifi connections)

Material to be Examined

  • From the textbook (R&G, edition 3):
    • Chapters 1-5
    • Chapters 8-11, 13
  • All the corresponding slides (01intro.pdf - 12Sorting.pdf, inclusive)


  • The exam questions will be similar to the exercises in the textbook and to the homework exercises.
    See the solutions to the odd-numbered exercises of the textbook.

  • Older, sample midterm and solutions are available (internal to CMU)

Extended office hours

  • Christos: Tuesday Oct 18, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Andy: Monday Oct. 17, 10:30am-11:30am, 1pm-2pm