THE FINAL EXAM
At Duke University, there were few taking Organic Chemistry.
They did well on all the quizzes, midterms and labs, em, that Each had
an "A" so far fer the semester. These four friends were so confident that the
weekend before finals, they decided go up to the University pf Virginia
and party with seine friends there. They had a great time - heavyer, after
all the , they slept all clay Sunday and didn' t make it back
Duke until early h/ londry morning. Rather than taking the final then, they
deemed to find their professer after the final and explain him why they
They explained that they had gene to use for the weekend with the plan to
come back in time to study, but, unfortunately, they had a flat tire en the
way back, didn' t have a spare, and ' t get help for a long time. As a
result, they missed the final.
The professer thought it over and then agreed they eould make up the final
the fallowing day, The guys were elated and reliefed. They studied that
night and went in the next clay at the time the professer had told them. He
placed them in separate meme and handed each of them a test hamlet,
and told them begin.
They leeked at the first problem, worth five points, It was something simple
about free radical formation.
Gael," they thaught at the same time, each ene in his separate mam, "this
is going to be easy." Each finished the problem and then turned the page.
On the second page was written:
Fer 95 points): Which tire?