Homework 1 Background

Tom Kelliher, CS 102

Feb. 24, 1999



Quiz on Friday:

  1. Internet material: short answer.

  2. JavaScript: multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank. No code writing.


Homework 1 handout. Read Lessons 1 and 2 in the FrontPage book. Bring FrontPage book to class.

From Last Time

JavaScript programming.


  1. Discussion of homework 1.

  2. Brief introduction to Excel.

  3. Brief introduction to PowerPoint.

Coming Up


Homework 1

  1. Excel:
    1. Labels, values, formulas.

    2. The function wizard and the pmt financial function.

    3. Charts on separate sheets using Insert, Chart. Use of bar and pie charts.

  2. Powerpoint:
    1. Selecting a presentation style.

    2. Selecting a slide style.

    3. Filling in a slide; adding clip art.

    4. Adding animation effects.

JavaScript Problems

  1. Design an algorithm that keeps reading positive numbers until the user enters a zero value, and determines and outputs the largest number.
  2. Design an algorithm that reads an arbitrary number of numbers and outputs their arithmetic average.

Thomas P. Kelliher
Wed Feb 24 09:21:30 EST 1999
Tom Kelliher