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MATH1014 Introduction to Linear Algebra

General Information

MATH1014 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Fundamental Mathematics stream.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty: see sydney.edu.au/students/academic-appeals.html.

You may also view the description of MATH1014 in the University's course search database.

Information sheet for MATH1014

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.

Canvas

Please familiarise yourself with the MATH1014 Canvas site, as you will need to visit it to submit your assignments, check your marks, and view lecture recordings. You will also gain access to the MATH1014 Ed discussion forum by clicking one of the Ed links on the Canvas site.

Class Representatives

Mia Gao, Manav Kaila, Alexandra Natale, and Benjamin Zhang have volunteered to be your class representatives.

They will meet with the Head of School later in the semester. 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, then please email your class representatives using the address MATH1014classreps@maths.usyd.edu.au, and let them know your views.

Online Resources

For enrolled students or other authorized people only, here is a link to the Canvas page for MATH1014.

Consultation

LecturerAvailabilityTimeOffice
Nathan BrownloweWeeks 1 – 2Tuesday 12:00 – 13:00Carslaw 532
Becky ArmstrongWeeks 3 – 7Tuesday 12:00 – 13:00Carslaw 623
Anet AneloneWeeks 8 – 13 TBATBA
Zhou ZhouWeeks 1 – 13Tuesday 15:00 – 16:00Carslaw 607

Assessment

Due dateDescriptionBetter markWeighting
August 23Assignment 12.5%
September 4Quiz 115%
September 27Assignment 22.5%
October 23Quiz 215%
NovemberExam65%
Resources Information Sheet Canvas Lecture Recordings Ed Discussion
Monday lectures Tuesday lectures Tutorials Revision Assessment
Week 1
5/8-9/8
Brownlowe 1-1
Zhou 1-1
Brownlowe 1-2
Zhou 1-2
Week 1 Homework questions
Week 1 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 1 Assignment 1 questions
Week 2
12/8-16/8
Brownlowe 2-1
Zhou 2-1
Brownlowe 2-2
Zhou 2-2
Week 2 Homework questions
Week 2 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 2
Week 3
19/8-23/8
Armstrong 3-1
Zhou 3-1
Armstrong 3-2
Zhou 3-2
Week 3 Homework questions
Week 3 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 3 Assignment 1 (2.5%)
Due August 23

Quiz 1 sample
Week 4
26/8-30/8
Armstrong 4-1
Zhou 4-1
Armstrong 4-2
Zhou 4-2
Week 4 Homework questions
Week 4 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 4 Quiz 1 sample solutions
Week 5
2/9-6/9
Armstrong 5-1
Zhou 5-1
Armstrong 5-2
Zhou 5-2
Quiz 1 (15%) 4–5 September
Week 5 Homework questions
Week 5 Homework solutions

Revision Quiz 5 Assignment 1 - solutions
Quiz 1 (15%)
Due September 4
Week 6
9/9-13/9
Armstrong 6-1
Zhou 6-1
Armstrong 6-2
Zhou 6-2
Week 6 Homework questions
Week 6 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 6 Assignment 2 questions
Week 7
16/9-20/9
Armstrong 7-1
Zhou 7-1
Armstrong 7-2
Zhou 7-2
Week 7 Homework questions
Week 7 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 7
Week 8
23/9-27/9
Anelone 8-1
Zhou 8-1
Anelone 8-2
Zhou 8-2
Week 8 Homework questions
Week 8 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 8 Assignment 2 (2.5%)
Due September 27
Mid-semester break
Week 9
7/10-11/10
Anelone 9-1
Zhou 9-1
Anelone 9-2
Zhou 9-2
Week 9 Homework questions
Week 9 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 9 Assignment 2 - solutions
Quiz 2 sample
Week 10
14/10-18/10
Anelone 10-1
Zhou 10-1
Anelone 10-2
Zhou 10-2
Week 10 Homework questions
Week 10 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 10 Quiz 2 sample solutions
Week 11
21/10-25/10
Anelone 11-1
Zhou 11-1
Anelone 11-2
Zhou 11-2
Quiz 2 (15%) 23–24 October
Week 11 Homework questions
Week 11 Homework solutions

Revision Quiz 11 Quiz 2 (15%)
Due October 23
Week 12
28/10-1/11
Anelone 12-1
Zhou 12-1
Anelone 12-2
Zhou 12-2
Week 12 Homework questions
Week 12 Homework solutions


Revision Quiz 12
Week 13
4/11-8/11
Anelone 13-1
Zhou 13-1
Anelone 13-2
Zhou 13-2
Week 13 Homework questions
Week 13 Homework solutions

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