Each week we will assign a written homework assignment to be turned in and discussed in section. These are meant as "warm up" problems to get you thinking about the topics we cover that week. It will be graded for effort, not for whether or not you have the right answers. You will receive 3 points for each written assignment you bring to section, up to a maximum of 20 points. The points are for the combination of completing the assignment and attending section. You won't get any points for just attending section or just doing the written assignment. As a guideline, we expect you to spend about 30 minutes on each written assignment. If you find yourself spending much more than that, then you can stop working and let your TA know that you ran out of time.
You will not be graded on whether you have a perfect solution, but on whether you have demonstrated a reasonable effort (a good guideline is that we expect you to put in half an hour of work). Therefore please show some work that demonstrates how you got the answer rather than just writing the answer by itself.