Homework Page
Assignments
Homework Policy
Format
Please work neatly. You can help me out if you do the following things:

Use 8.5 x 11 inch paper.

If you use spiral bound paper please remove the "fringe" on the left side.

Label each paper in the upper right with your name, the course (Math 143),
and the problem set number.

If you use multiple sheets, please staple them together.
Use a staple (not a paper clip, not folded and torn corners, etc.).
You can help yourself out (and improve your grades) if you:
 Show your reasoning clearly.
 Work neatly and leave sufficient white space on the paper.
 Use words as well as numbers.
 Use English and mathematical language correctly.
Grading
The primary purpose of the homework is to help you reinforce concepts
and practice techniques. It is to make sure you are understanding the
material covered in class, to help you generate questions when you don't,
and to provide me with feedback about how you are doing (as individuals and
as a class).
Problems will typically be graded out of a small number
of points (like 3).
In this case, 3 indicates an essentially correct solution,
2 indicates a good attempt with some oversight or technical flaw,
1 indicates an attempt with more serious errors.
Homework will be due roughly twice per week.
I will not accept late homework,
but I will drop your two lowest problem sets before calculating your
problem set grade.
Collaboration and Plagiarism
Collaboration can help you learn; it can make studying more efficient and
more enjoyable.
Plagiarism, on the other hand is a serious violation of academic honesty.
In practice this means that you are free to discuss homework problems
with one another as much as you like. In fact, I encourage you to do so.
But for any work you submit, you must take the ideas from these discussions
and write them up yourself.
Copying answers from any source is strictly prohibited.
This page maintained by:
Randall Pruim
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Calvin College
rpruim@calvin.edu
Last Modified:
Wednesday, 05Nov2014 21:03:33 EST