(1) Synopsys' fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 and 2011 ended on November 3, 2012 and October 29, 2011, respectively. For presentation purposes, we refer to periods ended October 31. Synopsys' first quarter of fiscal 2012 included an extra week; its fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2011 were 53-week and 52-week years, respectively.
Lisa L. Ewbank
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