These problems have fixed deadlines and are graded automatically.

It is your responsibility to log into WeBWorK on a regular basis and keep track of the due dates.

Written Homework

You will be required to submit written solutions to the WebWork problems on a regular basis.

They need to be handed in the class period after the WebWork due date.

One to three problems on each assignment will be chosen for grading. The majority of your grade will be based on
your solution to those problems, including how your work is presented. Occasionally points may be given (or deducted)
for your overall assignment. That is, the grader (or I) will look over your solutions and will assign points based
on an initial estimation of how well written up your solutions are.

For these problems, you must show every step of your solution and include enough words to explain what you are doing.
You should model your solutions after the examples in the textbook and/or examples given in class.

A significant number of points will be deducted for solutions that are sloppy, do not contain
all necessary steps to obtain the solution, are not presented in a clear and orderly fashion, or that
do not contain appropriate explanations and/or context.

We will have 6-7 worksheets throughout the semester.

You will work in groups on them.

They will be submitted either individually or one per group, depending on the worksheet.

Reading Notes

For every day that there is a reading assignment on the schedule,
you are expected to bring to class written notes based on the section(s) assigned.

At the beginning of class I will take a quick look at your notes and give you 0-4 points depending
on what your notes look like.

The exact content of the notes is up to you. The idea is to write down the relevant material
from the chapter in a way that is meaningful and helpful to you.

External Participation

You are required to earn 2 colloquium credits for this course

If you fail to meet this requirement, your course grade will be lowered by 1/3 of a letter grade.

You can earn one colloquium credits by doing one of the following:

Attend a math colloquium and printing and filling out the Math 131 Colloquium Report Form and
turning it in to me no later than a week after the colloquium.

Submit a reasonable solution to a problem of the fortnight question found in the math department newsletter
Off on a Tangent.