Assignments and Exams
Your assignments are due before class starts on the due date.
You MUST type up your solutions.
We recommend Latex:
sample.tex when latex-compiled into pdf produces
If you insist on using Word, here is a helpuful
hint on math symbols in Word.
You MUST start each problem on a new page. Do not submit code.
Write well, be brief, and to the point.
Even if your solution is correct, if it is not well written you will not
receive full points.
You MUST submit pdf electronically (see main page).
We DO NOT accept email-submissions.
- Assignment format:
- Do: The warm up problems for your own practice, before recitation
- Ask questions: when your TA shows you how to do the
recitation problems in lab, again for your own learning.
- Hand in: Solutions to all the exercises under `Problems'.
If you do not attend recitation lab, do not expect help on the hand-in-problems.
- The problems are numbered in increasing difficulty.
- GRADING: Late assignments will not be graded.
- -20 points for a hand written (not typed up) solution.
- You MUST show your work to get full credit, even for multiple
- Non-multiple choice questions are graded as follows:
- Correct solution (you MUST show your work): 100%
- You made significant progress (you MUST show your work): 80%
- You understood the problem and made a reasonable attempt but something went wrong: 50%
- Not in the right ball park or serious error: 0%
- QUIZZES and EXAMS:
- In-class pop-quizzes: Teams of 2 or 3, open book.
- 3 Quizzes: Closed book
- Cumulative Midterm: in class, closed book, 1 double sided 8.5 x 11 crib-sheet.
- Cumulative Final: Finals week, closed book, 2 double sided 8.5 x 11 crib-sheets.