## The Very Basics of Typesetting

As part of my duties as a star lab fellow, I am teaching a short introduction to LaTeX to our first-year graduate students.

## Day 1: Getting Started

We learn about LaTeX and how to get started with it.

You will need to download

__Click here for today's lesson__.You will need to download

__this basic .tex file__.## Day 2: Introduction to Math

We review and extend yesterday's lesson, then learn the basics of typesetting math.

__Click here for today's lesson__.## Day 3: Matrices and Arrays, Tables and Figures

The progression from basic displayed math to more complicated structures like matrices pays dividends, as the skills required to make matrices generalize to tables; in turn, the skills required to feature tables generalize to figures.

__Click here for today's lesson__.__You'll also need this classy picture__.## Day 4: Making your Documents Look (almost) Credible

We learn how to make nice documents using sections, fancy headings, and the like.

__Click here for the final lesson__.