Dr. P.V. Viswanath



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Frequently Asked Questions, Spring 2008

FIN 340: Valuation of the Firm



Q. What will the format of the exams and what chapters will they cover?
A. The midterm will cover chapters 4, 7 and 8.

Word questions:

Q. What will the format of the final exam and what chapters will they cover?
A. The final will cover chapters 9-12, 14, and 18-20. Specifically, it will cover the following topics:

As for the format of the exam, there will be

Q. Are the exams open book or closed book?
Ans. Click here for more information.

Q. Can I do extra work to improve my grade?
Ans. Sorry. I believe that in order to be fair, I have to give every student the same opportunity to do extra work. Obviously, this is not feasible.  However, on occasion I will allow you to resubmit an assignment for grade improvement.

Q. What can I do to check my understanding of the material and to prepare for the exams?

  • You can also try quizzes from past terms. Frequently, the answers to quiz problems can also be found on my webpages.
  • You can try to answer the questions at the end of media articles.
  • You can read current newspaper and magazine articles on relevant topics and make up your own questions and articles.

Q. What do I have to study from each chapter?
Ans. In each chapter, you should know the definitions and the meanings of key terms, and be able to put them into context. Also, look at the list of terms and short questions on the Some Importants Terms and Concepts page.


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