Department of Mathematics

Math 300: Mathematical Computing

URL ICE

  1. Visit http://math.wsu.edu
  2. Visit http://www.sci.wsu.edu/math. What do you notice?
  3. Visit http://www.math.wsu.edu:80. Does this look familiar?
  4. Visit http://www.math.wsu.edu:81.
  5. Visit http://134.121.45.19 and http://134.121.45.19/math . Obviously, we have just found several ways to contact the same computer, with different sites according to how we specify the URL.
  6. Find the name of the computer 134.121.45.19.
  7. Find the IP address of www.sci.wsu.edu.
  8. Visit http://math.wsu.edu/~kcooper What is the ~ about?
  9. Visit portal.wsu.edu:443 What is the 443 about?
  10. Visit https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2 What is the ? about? How about the https?
  11. Visit ftp://ftp.wsu.edu. How does ftp differ from http? Try ftp://www.sci.wsu.edu.


Assignment 6 is posted.




The midterm exam will take place Monday, 16 October. As with all exams, all paper notes may be used, but no electronic devices are permitted. There is a sample exam available.



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