Essays

If you find a typo, see a place where wording could be improved, or want me to clarify my ideas further, please contact me. Essay ideas are also appreciated, but know that the way I choose what to write is based on doing whatever I want to. Teachers are especially encouraged to get in touch.

If you're worried about coming off as rude, you're probably being considerate enough not to be.

Math

Where to Start?

Mock Contest Recommendations

AMC Testing Strategies

Pedagogy (Talk Outline)

Escape Velocity

Diminishing Returns

Fakesolves

Review for Introduction to Geometry (AoPS)

Sort

Logistics

Math Club

Select for People Who Care

TeX

Document Design

Writing

Brewing and Flooding

Log Your Ideas

School

I've had several related conversations with my sophomore Calculus teacher Mr. Snyder and my classmate Steven Yang, along with a few other students. Some of the essays (Group Theory, Perverse Incentives) are loosely based on the conversations.

Blame the Textbook

Perverse Incentives

English Essays

Group Theory

Pedagogy

The Handicap Principle

Settle for Mediocrity

Lucky Accidents

Giving Advice

Matter versus Important

Whims

Other

Recommendations

Useful Asked Questions



Dennis Chen

proofprogram@gmail.com.

2020