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\title{Writing assignment 3, 18.100C}
\date{April 8, 2011}
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Paper due on the Stellar website by 11:59\textsc{p.m.}~on \textbf{Thursday}, April 14. As ever, you are \emph{strongly} encouraged to begin and complete this assignment early.
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\noindent This assignment is very simple: Choose a mathematical statement and explain it to three audiences of your choosing.
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\noindent A few constraints:
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\item Each explanation should be approximately one page in length.
\item One audience should be mathematically sophisticated and another should be genuinely unsophisticated.
\item Try to choose a specific, well-defined mathematical statement. A good example might be ``the Mean Value Theorem." A bad example might be ``analysis in the 20th century."
\item Organize your paper in three sections, titling each section with the intended audience.
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\noindent To get you thinking about potential audiences, here are a few samples (feel free to draw from this list or invent your own):
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\item your grandfather,
\item President Obama,
\item the interviewer at your Google job interview,
\item Jeffrey Lebowski,
\item Susan Hockfield,
\item Euclid.
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