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MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics

General Information

MATH1004 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Mainstream Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s) in 2018: Oded Yacobi
  • Email contact address: MATH1004@sydney.edu.au.
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Information sheet for MATH1004

All students should read the information sheet. The information includes (for example) details of the assessment procedure, including dates of assessment tasks.

Answers to frequently asked questions

See the main junior mathematics page for information relating to all junior mathematics units, and see in particular the Junior Maths FAQ page.

Class representatives

Georgie Face, Rasmus Peterson and Andrew Rajchert have volunteered to be your class representatives. They will meet shortly with the Head of School. We would like to know what you like about the unit and where things can be improved. If you have any issues you would like discussed, please email your representatives and let them know your views.

Online Resources

Consultation times for MATH1004

    Wednesdays 3:00-3:45, or by appointment, Carslaw 724, Oded Yacobi (Weeks 1-13)
Resources Information sheet Canvas Lecture recordings Ed Discussion
Wednesday lectures Thursday lectures Tutorials Assessment Further resources
Week 1
30/7-3/8
Lecture 1-1 Lecture 1-2 Catalan numbers
Week 2
6/8-10/8
Lecture 2-1 Lecture 2-2 Pre-tutorial 2 questions
Pre-tutorial 2 solutions
Tutorial 2 questions
Tutorial 2 solutions
Extra problems 2
Extra problems 2 solutions
Week 3
13/8-17/8
Lecture 3-1 Lecture 3-2 Pre-tutorial 3 questions
Pre-tutorial 3 solutions
Tutorial 3 questions
Tutorial 3 solutions
Extra problems 3
Extra problems 3 solutions
Assignment 1 - questions
Week 4
20/8-24/8
Lecture 4-1 Lecture 4-2 Pre-tutorial 4 questions
Pre-tutorial 4 solutions
Tutorial 4 questions
Tutorial 4 solutions
Extra problems 4
Extra problems 4 solutions
Assignment 1
Due 11:59pm, 23 August
Week 5
27/8-31/8
Lecture 5-1 Lecture 5-2 Pre-tutorial 5 questions
Pre-tutorial 5 solutions
Tutorial 5 questions
Tutorial 5 solutions
Extra problems 5
Extra problems 5 solutions
Assignment 1 - solutions
Quiz 1 - sample
Quiz 1 - sample (solutions)
Week 6
3/9-7/9
Lecture 6-1 Lecture 6-2 Extra problems 6
Extra problems 6 solutions
Quiz 1
3-4 September
Week 7
10/9-14/9
Lecture 7-1 Lecture 7-2 Pre-tutorial 7 questions
Pre-tutorial 7 solutions
Tutorial 7 questions
Tutorial 7 solutions
Extra problems 7
Extra problems 7 solutions
Week 8
17/9-21/9
Lecture 8-1 Lecture 8-2 Pre-tutorial 8 questions
Pre-tutorial 8 solutions
Tutorial 8 questions
Tutorial 8 solutions
Extra problems 8
Extra problems 8 solutions
Mid-semester break
Week 9
1/10-5/10
Lecture 9-1 Lecture 9-2 Pre-tutorial 9 questions
Pre-tutorial 9 solutions
Tutorial 9 questions
Tutorial 9 solutions
Extra problems 9
Extra problems 9 solutions
Quiz 2 - sample
Quiz 2 - sample (solutions)
Week 10
8/10-12/10
Lecture 10-1 Lecture 10-2 Extra problems 10
Extra problems 10 solutions
Quiz 2
8-9 October

Assignment 2 - questions
Week 11
15/10-19/10
Lecture 11-1 Lecture 11-2 Pre-tutorial 11 questions
Pre-tutorial 11 solutions
Tutorial 11 questions
Tutorial 11 solutions
No extra problems this week
Assignment 2
Due 11:59pm, 18 October
Partial fractions
Week 12
22/10-26/10
Lecture 12-1 Lecture 12-2 Pre-tutorial 12 questions
Pre-tutorial 12 solutions
Tutorial 12 questions
Tutorial 12 solutions
Extra problems 12
Extra problems 12 solutions
Assignment 2 - solutions
Week 13
29/10-2/11
Lecture 13-1 Lecture 13-2 Pre-tutorial 13 questions
Pre-tutorial 13 solutions
Tutorial 13 questions
Tutorial 13 solutions
Extra problems 13
Extra problems 13 solutions

Check your marks

MATH1004 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1 1004 and Quiz 1 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

Please note that any corrections to Assignment 1 1004 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 28.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 28.

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