# HW: Lab previews 2

Due Wednesday, November 20.

Write another “lab preview” post, following the same instructions as found at the bottom of the previous homework.

# HW: Getting started with WordPress

In the next lab, you will be asked to submit your work in a series of blog posts on this site. Today, you are asked to get comfortable with the WordPress system and to practice creating a post. Continue reading

Today in class we will be proofreading one anothers’ lab report drafts. Here are some criteria to guide you when proofreading your peers. Remember: always be constructive! Continue reading

# Class work: explore math blogs

One of the most enjoyable ways to participate in the mathematics community is to keep up with blogs. In this short assignment, we’ll learn to use just one tool for browsing mathematics. Continue reading

# HW: An introduction to $\LaTeX$

The same way HTML is a coding system for creating web pages, $\LaTeX$ is a coding system for creating math articles. In this assignment, you will spend some time practicing the environment so you will be able to use it to create your future lab reports. The assignment is due Wednesday, September 18. Continue reading

In this short homework assignment, you will read a published article and start writing a draft of your own article. It is due Monday, September 9. Continue reading

# HW: Getting started with Sage

Here is an example of the kind of programming we might be doing in Sage. The problem: Create a visualization of integer divisibility. This is a widely open-ended problem and it has many interpretations and solutions. Here is how I will choose to interpret it today: Consider all pairs of integers $(n,m)$ as points on the $xy$-plane, and highlight all the points $(m,n)$ such that $n$ is divisible by $m$.

Let’s go through the steps for doing this one at a time. Continue reading