Math Supplement for Academic Integrity Handbook

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Susan Ruff
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This student handout includes examples of plagiarism of math writing as well as examples of acceptable paraphrasing of math sources. The handout is written in the style of and is meant to accompany M.I.T.’s Academic Integrity Handbook, which has similar examples from humanities contexts. The Academic Integrity Handbook is available at

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What is Math Comm

MAA Mathematical Communication ( is a developing collection of resources for engaging students in writing and speaking about mathematics. The site originated in the MIT Department of Mathematics and was expanded through support from an NSF grant.