Rubric
for grading math analysis homework and test problems

Prob 1 
Prob 2 
Prob 3 
Prob 4 
Prob 5 
Total 
Late factor 
Recorded Score 
Preliminaries 








Methodology Description 






Methodology Execution 






Result accuracy 






Total 





Preliminaries
 should include clear presentation of all appropriate problemsolving
preliminaries, such as diagrams, charts, tables, restatement of problem,
assignment of algebraic variables, etc.
3
all appropriate prelims are clearly done and concisely
explained.
2 almost all
prelims clearly done; all prelims done, but unclear presentation; or all
prelims clearly done, but too much extra unnecessary work.
1 almost all
prelims, but unclear; almost all prelims, but too much unnecessary work; or
modest amount of prelims
0 little
appropriate prelims shown
Methodology
Description  equations, formulas, and/or
technique description. Also
justification as appropriate.
2
concise description of a valid technique and appropriate justification
1
description of a valid technique, lacking conciseness or justification;
or invalid, but reasonable, technique
properly presented
0
inappropriate technique or inadequate description
Methodology
Execution
 algebraic technique, computer/calculator work, etc.
3
valid work clearly shown
2
valid work, except for a minor mistake or two, clearly shown
1
some valid work clearly shown, but major mistake(s) present; or work
poorly shown
0
little work shown or of unacceptable quality
2
accurate answer clearly displayed
1
inaccurate answer displayed, but with clear explanation of why its
inaccurate; or
accurate
answer clearly displayed, but mistakenly labeled as incorrect.
0
inaccurate, missing, or unclear answer
Late
Factor
 multiplicative factor to
penalize late papers.
1.0
on time  the beginning of the period on due date.
0.8
late same day  anytime on due date later than the beginning of the
period.
0.6
next day
0.3
2 days late
0.0
more than 2 days late