JoM Journal

LaTeX instructions for solvers

The guidelines on this page are intended to help solvers to prepare and submit their manuscripts. A LaTeX style file is made available to solvers.

Style and template file

Files Description Last Updated
JoM Journal Template Template for solutions 11/14/2020

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Preparing the manuscript

All solutions should be as clearly written as possible. The working language of the JoM Journal is English. Therefore, all contributions must be written in English and respecting the rules of English writing. That is to say, mathematical writing in English is a specific form of English prose and, as such, grammar and punctuation rules apply. JoM Journal allows both American and British English spellings, but authors should strive for consistency within their works. (For example, if you use “center”, then use “metrizable”; if you use “centre”, then use “metrisable”.)

Solvers are expected to use LaTeX properly. This includes (but is not limited to) the following:
  1. Solutions should be well structured.
  2. Long equations should be in an align* mode.
  3. Figures should be drawn (preferrably) in tikz.
  4. Integrals should be written in a specific way; \mathrm{d} should be used instead of d. For example $\int_0^1 f(x) \, \mathrm{d}x$ instead of $\int_0^1 f(x) dx$.
  5. Use \left( \right) instead of \bigg( \bigg). Also avoid using \le or \ge. Instead use \leq or \geq.
  6. Avoid the use of \[ \]. Use $ $ for inline mode and $$ $$ for centering equations.
  7. If possible use the command \limits for mathematical operators in inline mode.

Solvers should take a large measure of responsibility for the finished appearance of their solutions. JoM Journal is not a peer-reviewed journal. Editors proof-read every contribution before its publication, and often make minor changes to improve the appearance of articles or to conform to the journal style, but these changes should be minimal. In particular, editors are loth to tamper with the structure of articles or with mathematical arguments.