Are there any good documentclasses on CTAN (or built in to some distributions) that are designed for turning in homework problem sets? I've managed to find one, but it's a bit awkward. Are there any others?


I've used the exam class to make quizzes and exams. How different would homework sets be?

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  • I want to turn in a problem set, not create one. I've edited the question to clarify. – Dan Sep 11 '11 at 0:38
  • I'm not sure how different the requirements are. I've used exam to make the things I hand out, and to make the grading keys, which would resemble the submitted homework. Being entirely unsure how the assignment class you found is awkward, I don't know whether the exam class is an improvement or not. – Mike Renfro Sep 11 '11 at 0:43
  • @Dan, I believe exam would provide the same structure (question-answer pairs). – Kit Sep 11 '11 at 1:11
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    @Mike: Uh..if the problems are from a book and I want to specify the problem number, how can I do it with the exam package? Thank you! – Roun Oct 1 '11 at 8:43
  • The only way I can see to do that is to explicitly use \setcounter{question}{value} before each \question. value should be one less than the problem number you want, since the \question command will automatically increment the number. For anything else, just post a new question, to avoid this page becoming cluttered. – Mike Renfro Oct 1 '11 at 18:54

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