Welcome to 6.00.1x! In this course you’ll be learning the basics of computerprogramming in Python and the fundamentals of computation, as well as getting theopportunity to implement your own Python functions.
From the beginning, the creators of this course wanted to offer a MITx course through edX thatis on par with the “Introduction to Computer Science and Programming” offered on campus atMIT.
This is a hard course. It is easy to get discouraged, but don’t! As you will noticed from the firstassignment, there are many components and in order to successfully complete all parts, youhave to:
understand the relevant subtleties of the Python language
critically think about approaches to solve the problem
have good time management skills
pay close attention to deadlines
In this course there will be many types of assignments. Your final grade will be aweighted average of the following:
Finger exercises (available within each lecture video sequence) – 10%