*Failure to follow the homework guidelines may result in lost points.*

## General guidelines

Homework problems should contain the following sections:

- Given
- Draw (or redraw) the problem
- Include any additional given information
- Write down any assumptions

- Required
- Identify the quantity(ies) to be determined
- If the problem has multiple sections, identify the quantity for each

- Solution
- Draw additional sketches as needed
- Apply the appropriate principle(s)
- Underline important intermediate results
- Box answer; use no more than 4 significant digits;
*include units*

## Other requirements

- Solutions should be neat (there should be no scratched-out work)
- Solve problems in the order assigned
- Number all pages in the upper right corner using the format X/Y where X is the current page number and Y is the total number of pages; include other identifying information as well
- Start each problem on a new page OR draw a double line across the page that clearly distinguishes the end of one problem and the beginning of another