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Old 11-02-2018, 11:13 PM
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Default STAM sample - difficulty of exercises

I've just finished a first pass on the sample, up to #289. The rest (306 to 326) that are based on newer information did not seem that difficult and I will do a final summary when I get there. I wanted to share my findings based on the exercises that remained. Of the original 289, only 187 remain. ( #266 was separated in 2, #306 and #307)

Of these I found without much difficulty to solve about 110. Of the remaining I listed ones that were very long to solve with the calculator (17), the ones that were of higher difficulty solving (56), and the ones that if we memorize a formula (16) it's faster solving.

I know that this is like a max, and what I found difficult at first, may be not so in the future. Be as it may here is the list based on my findings so far. Caveat emptor. But if you wanted to review the most difficult ones, this list may help you. If you need any more details, like which subject they address, write me a personal note and I will try to answer. I may go for the exam early next year. I still need to do timed exams.

Here is the list.
long 8 11 22 47 99 145 146 154 181 184 187 196 204 210 219 235 267

difficult 8 32 39 43 48 50 53 59 60 62 64 72 76 86 92 93 96 99 101 102 108 109 114 115 116 133 139 142 146 154 157 162 164 165 166 180 181 189 191 197 204 205 209 210 222 225 229 236 244 259 263 277 280 283 284 285

memorize 22 47 84 87 89 130 145 152 179 184 194 196 199 241 254 262

There are some of the longs that are also difficult or with need to memorize a formula.

As an afterthought, the 117 exercises deleted are

deleted 3 6 7 9 10 16 17 19 20 30 31 33 36 42 46 49 51 52 54 57 63 66 68 73 74 75 77 80 81 82 83 103 104 117 119 121 122 124 128 129 131 132 134 135 138 141 143 144 147 149 150 153 155 158 161 174 175 178 182 183 185 186 188 192 193 195 198 202 208 214 216 217 220 221 224 227 228 231 232 234 237 238 239 243 246 248 249 252 255 258 261 264 265 266 268 269 271 274 275 278 281 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305

They are conveniently marked as DELETED on the 326 sample, but in case you use an older list.

I am not sure if everything adds up, because on this last list I added exercises over the 289, lol.

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