Writing a Mathematics Research Paper
Math 191T: Introduction to Scientific Research, Fall 2005
Instructor: Doreen De Leon
The following is meant as a guide to the structure and basic content of a mathematical research paper.
The Structure of the Paper
The basic structure of the paper is as follows:
Abstract (approximately four sentences)
Introduction (approximately 1 page)
The problem/situation (1-2 pages)
Your idea/model (1-2 pages)
The details (5+ pages)
Future directions (approximately 0.5 page)
Conclusions (approximately 0.5 page)
The following sections briefly describe the content...