This website contains exercises for learning LaTeX.

LaTeX Wikibooks is the
standard reference used in this course.

## Week 1

- 1. Installing LaTeX
- TeX Live or MacTeX.
- 2. Hello world!
- Typesetting your first document in TeXworks.
- 3. Basics
- LaTeX fundamentals
- 4. Writing mathematical texts
- Math environment, characters, powers and indices, operators, fractions, roots, dots, matrices, brackets, horizontal whitespace, layout, list of symbols.
- 5. Writing texts
- Special characters and accents, paragraphs, non-breaking space, emphasis, lists, verbatim, url and quoting.
- 6. Errors and warnings
- Error fixing 101.
- 7. Homework
- LaTeXing a homework exercise.

## Week 2

- 8. Nederlandse schrijfgids (Dutch writing guide)
- Nederlandse stijlregels voor wiskunde en LaTeX.
- 9. Rewriting poor work
- Exercise in editing
- 10. Structure
- Structure of a LaTeX file, document classes, packages, topmatter, groups, commands and environments.
- 11. Advanced mathematics
- Gather, align, matrices, text in mathematical expressions, cases, multiline subscripts, references.
- 12. Sample exam and homework
- Sample exam.

## Week 3

- 13. Document class uvamath
- The uvamath document class.
- 14. Advanced document structure
- Writing an article. Chapters, sections, paragraphs, theorems, figures, tables, floats, references, bibliography.

## Week 4

- 15. LaTeX Beamer
- Presentations with LaTeX Beamer.

## Preface

This website is part of the course "Computeralgebra and LaTeX" taught at the University of Amsterdam.

- 2018/12/19: Removed some sections, fixed some technical issues, by Raymond van Venetie.
- 2018/01/10: Updated by Chris Zaal. Reordering of the sections, new section "Basics".
- 2017/01/11: It was translated to English, edited and updated by Jolien Oomens.
- 2016/01/01: The first version was created by Jeroen Zuiddam.