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At the end of each chapter of Harley Hahn's Guide to Unix and Linux, you will find a set of exercises for the student. There are three types of exercises.
1. Review Questions — To test comprehension
Goal: To test comprehension
All these exercises have definitive answers, taken directly from the text of the chapter. The questions combine small points into larger concepts to help the student review the most important concepts in the chapter.
2. Applying Your Knowledge
Goal: To build skills
These exercises require the student to apply knowledge and techniques explained in the chapter. All the questions are designed to produce output that can be checked for a correct answer and a correct method.
3. For Further Thought
Goal: To encourage critical thinking and exploration
The final set of exercises cover abstract ideas that will force the student to think about ambiguous and uncertain concepts. Many of these questions have more than one answer; in some cases, there is no definitive answer. As such, these questions are designed to provoke and encourage discussion in the classroom.
As a teaching aid, I have prepared suggested answers to all the exercises in the book. All of the answers have been tested.
If you are a teacher, my intention is to help you integrate the exercises into your classroom presentations and homework assignments.
If you are a student, I encourage you to spend a few minutes at the end of each chapter to do the exercises. This will enable you to solidify what you have just learned; to develop your skills creativity; and to start thinking about interesting and stimulating open-ended questions.
The last section of each chapter contains the exercises for that chapter, so you will encounter them naturally as you read. For reference, however, you can use the link below to view all the exercises in the book along with the answers.
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