# LaTeX Guide

You’re welcome to produce your homework PDF in various ways: $$\LaTeX$$, some other word processor, or neatly handwriting and scanning. We strongly advise using LaTeX. Here’s why:

• LaTeX documents are beautiful and a joy to read.
• LaTeX is ubiquitous across mathematics and the sciences, so learning it is a sound investment.
• Many past CS 70 readers believe that LaTeXed solutions tend to be correct more often.
• CS70 is typically the class where students take time to learn LaTeX, which is a valuable skill to have.

General Homework template: homework_template.tex

To get started, you’ll need a LaTeX editor, on which you write LaTeX code and compile it to PDF:

Now, to start creating LaTeX documents using your editor:

Here are some tutorials that cover the most basic to slightly advanced LaTeX:

If you get stuck, StackOverflow may be one of your best friends. Have fun $$\LaTeX$$ing!