Lecture notes on partisan metrics for gerrymandering.
Lecture notes on apportionment methods.
Solutions to HW9 on partisan metrics.
You’ll need comfort at the introductory level with the following topics over the course of the term: sets, logic, counting (combinatorics), probability, and plane geometry. Don’t think of these as prerequisites because I’ll teach them as we go, but it’s worth the time investment early to get your comfort level up.
- Handout containing practice problems on these topics
- Practice with set notation and practice with combinatorics from Khan academy website
- Probability practice problems from an SAT prep website