Homework assignments

Homework usually consists of five problems, two of these problems will be randomly graded for a total of 10 MP. Remaining problems will be discussed in class.

Understanding the problem

Eligibility for credit will be based on one of the following criteria:


Each graded problem will be scored based on an ordered quintuple (1,1,1,1,1) based on the following:

  1. Identification of problem-solving strategy used matches the evidence.
  2. Evidence is appropriate for solving the problem.
  3. Written explanation is clear and organized.
    (step-by-step format works well, nothing is confusing)
  4. Written explanation includes all key aspects of the solution.
    (nothing is missing)
  5. Final answer is consistent

Problem solving strategies

The table below highlights desired evidence for each problem solving strategy.

Strategy Evidence Written explanations