### Dr. Sarah's Checklist for Math 3130 Writing Projects

Based on a checklist by Annalisa Crannell at Franklin & Marshall

This list will be used to grade your assignment, and will be
returned to you with comments.

**Save your paper on a disk for your own reference or for revisions.**
Please feel free to use this checklist as a guide for yourself while
writing.
**Does this paper:**

- clearly (re)state the problem to be
solved?

- provide a paragraph
which explains how the problem(s) will be approached?

- state the
answer(s) in a few complete sentences which stand on their own?

- give a precise and well-organized explanation of how the answer was
found?

- clearly
summarize diagrams, tables,
graphs, or other visual representations of the math?

- define all variables, terminology, and notation used?

- clearly state the assumptions which underlie
the formulas,
and explain how each formula is derived, or where it can be found?

- give acknowledgment where it is due?

- use correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation?

- contain correct mathematics?

- solve all of the questions that were originally asked?

- give evidence of creative exploration of the problem(s)?

- give evidence of deep exploration of the problem(s)?