# Math 299: Introduction to Mathematical Proof

Final Exam – Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:15pm
• Finish working on the Term Paper Final Exam. Follow the instructions document in your Dropbox folder. Place the final copy in your Dropbox folder before 5:15pm on Thursday, May 20. We will meet in our Zoom classroom at 5:15pm on Thursday, May 20 for a course wrap up chat. Send any questions to the Homework Hotline as usual. Game on!

### Math 299 Online

• Math 299 Online Classroom
• Our new home away from home. Click here to enter our new Zoom classroom.
• Zoom help – Zoom for Scranton students, how to install, how to use, documentation.

#### Proof Software

• Toy Proofs – a “toy” proof system I developed to introduce students to the concept of formal proofs.
• Circle Dot Game – describing the definitions behind the game.
• Toy Proof Talk Slides – slides from a talk I gave on Toy Proofs at the 2009 Joint Mathematics Meetings
• Scrambling Ice Cream – a word problem based on a variant of the Toy Proof system, Scrambler!.
• Lurch – a math word processor that can check your proofs! I designed and wrote this software with former Scranton math major Nathan Carter specifically with this course in mind.

#### Mathematical Writing and Typesetting

##### Overleaf
• Overleaf – a free website where you can easily produce LaTeX math documents through a web browser
• Homework Template – Handout style – click this link to start a new assignment (then copy the project in your list of Overleaf projects to make your own copy from my read-only original).
• Sample Document – an example document using the homework assignment style above.
• Homework Template – article style – click this link to start a new assignment that is formatted more like a typical LaTeX article (then copy the project in your list of Overleaf projects to make your own copy from my read-only original).
• Sample Document – an example document using the article style above.
##### LaTeX
• LaTeX Cheat Sheet – a quick reference that can be printed on one sheet of paper
(posted by winston at stdout.org)
• Detexify – a quick way to look up the name of a math symbol in \LaTeX by drawing it by hand.
##### LaTeX for laptops
• LyX – a free math word processor based on LaTeX
• MikTeX – install this and TeXnicCenter for LaTeX on your Windows computer
• TeXnicCenter – install this and MikTeX for LaTeX on your Windows computer
• MacTeX – Install this for LaTeX on your Mac computer