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I'm writing up my latest assignment in LaTeX.

Unfortunately the copy I was given by my lecturer didn't work "out of the box" in LaTeX.

Original: http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/7m9aiLWK My version: http://pastebin.tlhiv.org/qgLkJU7T

So I'm attempting to make it work, but I've gotten stuck on this error:

! Paragraph ended before \document was complete.<to be read again>\parl.69

Many thanks to marcellus for helping me get this working (#latex on FreeNode):

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx}
\usepackage[all]{xy}
\usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,ntheorem}
\usepackage{multicol}

\title{}
\begin{document}


\begin{enumerate}
\item Negate the sentence $$\exists x\,  \left(\forall y\, \left(Qx \wedge \left(\left(-Px \vee Qx\right)
\rightarrow Qy\right)\right)\right)\,.$$

Your final answer may involve $-Px$, $-Qx$, $-Py$ and $-Qy$, but should not use $-$ in any other context.
%%%
\item  Write down the negation of the statement
$$
\exists x \in \mathbb{Z},\left(\exists y \in \mathbb{Z}, \left(\left(\left(x+1\right)^2 > y^2\right) 
\rightarrow \left(x \ne y\right)\right)\right)
$$
Which, if any, of the two statements is true?
%%%
\item Suppose the universal set $\mathcal{E} = \{x \in \mathbb{N} \mid\ x \le 12\}$. Let $A = \{x\ \mid\ x \text{\ is\ odd}\}$,
   $B = \{x\ \mid\  x > 7\}$ and $C = \{x\ \mid\  x$ is\ divisible by $3\}$.\newline
   Write the each of following sets in enumerated form, then depict each using a Venn diagram.
\begin{multicols}{2}
\begin{enumerate}
   \item $A \cap B$
   \item $B \cup C$
   \item  $\overline{A}$
   \item  $(A \cup \overline{B}) \cap C$
   \item $\overline{A \cup C} \cup \overline{C}$
\end{enumerate}
\end{multicols}{2}
%%%
\item Show that $\overline{\overline{A} \cap B} = A \cup \overline{B}$, using the laws of sets.
%%%
\eject
\item In a class of 35 students, there are 12 students who can speak German and 5 students who can speak Japanese. If 2 students can speak both
of these languages, how many students in the class can speak neither language? Justify your answer by constructing some appropriate sets and
considering their cardinality.
%%%
\item With the aid of a Venn diagram, find an expression for the cardinality of $A \cup B \cup C$, for any sets $A,B,C$.

\item   Show that $G=(V,E)$ has no Hamiltonian cycle,
where $V=\{\,a,b,c,d,e,f,g\,\}$ and
$E=\{\,ab,ac,bc,bd,cd,de,df,ef,eg,fg\,\}$.

\item   Prove that $G=(V,E)$ has no Eulerian walk,

where
\begin{align} 
V&=\{\,a,b,c,d,e,f\,\} \text{ and}\\
E&=\{\,ab,ac,bc,bd,ce,de,df,ef\,\}.
\end{align}


Show that it is possible to add one edge to $G$ to form a graph that does have an Eulerian walk, and find such a walk.

\item %\bookmark%
 Here is a weighted graph. The numbers in the table give
the weight of the edge joining each pair of vertices. Use Prim's
algorithm to find a minimal spanning tree in this weighted graph.
Then use Kruskal's algorithm to do the same thing.
% $$
% \paste{pics/assign2tbls}1
% $$
\end{enumerate}

The %\paste%
 command above includes the output of the following code to typeset the table, produced with yet another tex variant.

% \boxedtables
% \sides
% \table
% \tss \g(10pt)\cmath\Black\g(10pt)\rt7{&\g(10pt)\cmath\g(10pt)}\\ \hl 
% |b|c|d|e|f|g|h\\ \hl  
% a|18|4|37|93|28|46|55\\ \hl 
% b|\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width28pt\g(-10pt)\Black|47|12|9|51|72|63\\ \hl 
% c|\xx2\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width57pt\g(-10pt)\Black|65|82|11|44|33\\ \hl 
% d|\xx3\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width85pt\g(-10pt)\Black|94|17|61|56\\ \hl 
% e|\xx4\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width114pt\g(-10pt)\Black|29|73|38\\ \hl 
% f|\xx5\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width142pt\g(-10pt)\Black|31|5\\ \hl 
% g|\xx6\g(-10pt)\Gray\vrule width171pt\g(-10pt)\Black|59\\ \hl 
% \endtable

\end{document}
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<marcellus> pastebin.tlhiv.org/by7nIHex –  A T Aug 29 '11 at 5:16
    
This actually looks like plain TeX and not LaTeX. Using elements like $$ ... $$, \align ... \endalign, \table ... \endtable and \boxedtable (no environment-style coding) is a clue. You should ask your lecturer for the preamble and then try again using plain TeX. –  Werner Aug 29 '11 at 5:21
    
I have no problem with your example. Current TeXLive 2011 –  Herbert Aug 29 '11 at 5:36
    
I'm using MikTeX, perhaps I should switch! - Werner: Interesting, I might try downloading TeX and using it for future assignments. –  A T Aug 29 '11 at 5:38
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no, what you have is a LaTeX document and not a TeX one. But it uses some old commands like $$ ... $$ which should be avoided. Using the environments from amsmath makes more sense –  Herbert Aug 29 '11 at 5:41

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