A student asks:

        Dr. Patt
        Is there any way for us to get the answers to the exercises in the book
        so we can check ourselves?
        <<name withheld to protect the student who wants to check>>

There are answers to the odd problems in the textbook online, they can be
found at the Mcgraw Hill Website, the link is: http://www.mhhe.com/patt2
After going to the web page, click on the Selected Solutions (Appendix F)