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Old 11-04-2019, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by inveniamviam View Post
Using information from a separate part of the question (the new OH variances that they provided once part of the OH was classified as fixed), I was able to back into what I think the AV must have been, and I noted on that on my paper too. I had decided one of the OH variances shouldn't have changed, even with the partial re-classification to fixed OH, so I backed into AV using that formula and noted why I thought that was the AV.

However, I haven't seen a question that requires you to work backwards in this way from a later part of the question (part c, for example, which comes with new information) and go back to your first answer (part a & b, for example) to "fix" it, so I still feel it's defective. But I will reserve judgment until I see the questions posted, as I know it'll be a different experience when I read it in non-exam conditions!
You shouldn't have to go backward (with later information) to solve a problem - if that was truly the case, then the question would be defective.

I'm now even more intrigued to see this question!

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Using anything less is clearly a very poor strategic decision
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