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LaTeX Problem Set Template
Here's a basic template that makes typesetting those problem sets in LaTeX a breeze. Comes with a "problem" environment with section dividers. Nothing fancy but it is not too difficult to customize.
Template Code
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%This is a science homework template. Modify the preamble to suit your needs. %The junk text is there for you to immediately see how the headers/footers look at first %typesetting. \documentclass[12pt]{article}
%AMS-TeX packages \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,amsthm}
%geometry (sets margin) and other useful packages \usepackage[margin=1.25in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx,ctable,booktabs}
% %Redefining sections as problems % \makeatletter \newenvironment{problem}{\@startsection {section} {1} {-.2em} {-3.5ex plus -1ex minus -.2ex} {2.3ex plus .2ex} {\pagebreak[3]%forces pagebreak when space is small; use \eject for better results \large\bf\noindent{Problem } } } {%\vspace{1ex}\begin{center} \rule{0.3\linewidth}{.3pt}\end{center}} \begin{center}\large\bf \ldots\ldots\ldots\end{center}} \makeatother
% %Fancy-header package to modify header/page numbering % \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} %\addtolength{\headwidth}{\marginparsep} %these change header-rule width %\addtolength{\headwidth}{\marginparwidth} \lhead{Problem \thesection} \chead{} \rhead{\thepage} \lfoot{\small\scshape course name} \cfoot{} \rfoot{\footnotesize PS \#} \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{.3pt} \renewcommand{\footrulewidth}{.3pt} \setlength\voffset{-0.25in} \setlength\textheight{648pt}
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% %Contents of problem set % \begin{document}
\title{Course Name: Problem Set/Homework \#} \author{Author} \date{date}
\maketitle
\thispagestyle{empty}
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\end{document}