## UW students attempt math

**2010-01-05 19:42:19.65215+00 by
Dan Lyke
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Brainlog linked to Cliff Mass asking how good UW students are at math.

Here's a PDF of the test (in the missing diagram for 3b, it's a right triangle with angle α, a is the adjacent side, b is the opposite, c is the hypotenuse) which you should take before you compare your results to those of Cliff Mass's students in the Atmospheric Sciences 101 class (PDF, with answers). I found the results jaw-dropping. I was never a terribly good student, but none of these are more than fairly simple 11^{th} grade high school problems.