Essays for Math 311w, Section 4

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Assignments

Essay rules

Each week, 10 randomly selected students will be assigned an essay on a mathematical prompt. The essays are not to exceed 3 pages of text. These essays will be assigned by email on Wednesday, and will be due in class one week from the day assigned. Essays must be typed and handed in in both physical and electronic forms. The electronic version must be converted to PDF document format and emailed to your instructor. Topics will change from week to week as the course progresses.

Guides and Checklist

Before you start writing your first essay, you may want to read a little of A guide to writing mathematics by K. Lee. Keep it as a handy reference.

Frequently asked questions

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