It is rather difficult for students to write an essay in mathematics because they are not clear about the requirements. It is also very hard to mark the essays. A mark scheme makes both writing and marking much easier. So can anyone give me a mark scheme or evaluation rubric for math essays or papers?

For example, here are some topics of essays form Cambridge.


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    $\begingroup$ How is a "math essay" different from an ordinary essay? Could you give an example of a math essay question? $\endgroup$ – Joel Reyes Noche Feb 16 '18 at 0:51
  • $\begingroup$ @JoelReyesNoche You could find hundreds of math essay topics at the site of University of Cambridge. $\endgroup$ – Ma Joad Feb 16 '18 at 0:55
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    $\begingroup$ @J.S.Bach That response is unhelpful. We don't know what you mean by "math essays". Is it the same as a research paper? A book report? If you know of a specific repository of math essay topics you should share an actual link so that we will be able to see examples of what you have in mind. $\endgroup$ – mweiss Feb 16 '18 at 1:49
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    $\begingroup$ From the link provided by the OP: "The object of a typical essay is to give an exposition of a piece of mathematics which is scattered over several books or papers. Originality is not usually required, but often candidates will find novel approaches. All sources and references used should be carefully listed in a bibliography." $\endgroup$ – Joel Reyes Noche Feb 16 '18 at 7:01
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    $\begingroup$ "This is far too general to be a mark scheme." I agree, that is why I didn't post it as an answer. Since your post has a few votes to close because it is "unclear what you're asking," I posted my comment in an effort to make your question clearer. $\endgroup$ – Joel Reyes Noche Feb 16 '18 at 11:14

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