Economics 2106H - Principles of Microeconomics
David B. Mustard
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Midterm #1 (2018)

Ask two questions:
    1. What did I miss?
    2. Why did I miss the question?

               Points   %_        2017      2016      2015       2012
Min.         43        59.7       52.1      55.7       49.3       66.2
Ave.          55.7     77.4       79.2      83.5       79.4       86.8
Median     57        79.2       78.9      85.7       84.0       88.7
Max.         68        94.4       97.2     100.0     98.7       100.0
Number     19        19          27       

Grade Distribution (but refer to my comments in class)
A          >=65        > 90%         3
A-         62-64       86-89%       4      
B+        61            84-85%       0
B          55-60       76-83%       3
B-         53-54       73-75%       2
C+        52            72%            1
C          50-51        69-71%      2
D          43-46        60-64         4

2018 Midterm 1 Answers


Overall Suggestions
    1. Label graphs clearly: a) Axes; b) Shifting from one equilibrium to another; c) prices and quantities on graphs
    2. Make sections of a problem consistent with one another.

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Midterm #2 (2017)

Ask two questions:
    1. What did I miss?
    2. Why did I miss the question?

               Points    %        
Min.         41        54.7     
Ave.          60.2     80.2    
Median     59        78.7    
Max.         73        97.3
Number    18        18


Number of students whose grades increased   12
Number of students whose grades decreased    6

Increased    > 14   5  
Increased   8-11    3    
Increased   1-3      4
Decreased   1-6     4
Decreased   10      1
Decreased   31      1



Midterm 2 Answers

See Question 3.

Grade Distribution (but refer to my comments in class)
A          >=65        > 87%         7
A-         63-64       84-86%       0     
B+        62            83%           1
B          57-59       76-79%       6
C+       56             75 
C          50-52        67-69%      3
D          41            65                1



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Final Grade Distribution by Year
Grade
2016
2015
2012
A+
1
1
1
A
12
12
9
A-
5
4
3
B+
2
1
13
B
6
9
1
B-
2
1

C+
3


GPA: Ave
3.45
3.56
3.50
GPA: Med
3.70
3.70