**Special Course Notes for PHYS 201**

This page will contain any special notes or opportunities announced in class.

**Opportunity to improve one test grade:** You can get up to half credit for
the questions you missed on any one of the first four tests if you do the
following:

a) for questions you got correct, nothing is required;

b) for yes/no or less than/greater than type questions, please tell me the correct
answer and if possible why you answered the way you did;

c) if you just missed units, then simply correct the units;

d) for regular numerical answers, write up the solution in the regular homework
**seven step paradigm** method.

Doing the above can earn you up to 50% credit on the points you missed, so if you made a 50, you can raise your grade up to a 75; if you made a 75 you can raise it to an 88; if you made an 88, you can raise it to a 94; etc.

Please note that this applies only to one of the first four tests. You can
wait until after the 4^{th} test to choose which test you wish to
correct in this manner. You must turn in your corrections in the above format
by the last regular class of the term.

**You must turn in your original test with your corrections ** so I know how much to award for each part.

This opportunity does not affect the fact that I will drop the lowest test score if you have three or fewer absences. It is up to you to decide which, if any, of the first four tests you wish to correct.