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MATH2968 Algebra (advanced)

General Information

This page contains information on the Intermediate Unit of Study MATH2968 Algebra (advanced).

This unit is offered in Semester 2.

Lecturer(s): Anthony Henderson

For further information on Intermediate Mathematics and Statistics, refer to the Intermediate Handbook. In particular, see the MATH2968 handbook entry for further information relating to MATH2968.

You may also view the description of MATH2968 in the central units of study database.

  • Credit point value: 6CP.
  • Classes per week: Three lectures, one tutorial and one practice class.

Email enquiries about MATH2968 may be sent to MATH2968@sydney.edu.au.

Students: Please give your name and SID when emailing us. Anonymous emails will not be replied to.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

Specific Information in 2017

All students should read the Information Sheet. This contains details of class times, lecturer consultation times, meanings of assessment grades, assessment and feedback schedule, special consideration advice, objectives and learning outcomes, reference books, and a week-by-week outline of the lectures.

The regular consultation time in the Information Sheet applies only during the teaching weeks. Pre-exam consultation times have been posted on the Ed forum.

Links

The Blackboard site for MATH2968 will be used only for lecture recordings and assignment submission through Turnitin. It has links back to this web page.

The Ed question-and-answer forum for MATH2968 is the best place for all your non-personal questions about both the content and the administration of the unit. All enrolled students should have access; if you don't, please email the lecturer.

Assessment

The mix of assessment in MATH2968 in 2017 is as follows:

  • 60%: Exam at end of Semester 2
  • 30%: Quizzes (two, worth 15% each)
  • 10%: Assignments (two, worth 5% each)

There is no assessment associated with attendance at lectures, practice classes or tutorials. For more information on assessment dates, see the Information Sheet or the appropriate entries in the Resources Table.

Resources Table

Resources Information Sheet Blackboard Ed Discussion
Lectures Practice classes Tutorials Assessment
Week 1
31/7-4/8
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 1 questions
Prac 1 solutions
Assignment 1
Week 2
7/8-11/8
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 2 questions
Prac 2 solutions
Tutorial 1 questions
Tutorial 1 solutions
Week 3
14/8-18/8
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 3 questions
Prac 3 solutions
Tutorial 2 questions
Tutorial 2 solutions
Assignment 1 - Due 11:59pm, 17 August
Assignment 1 solutions
Week 4
21/8-25/8
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 4 questions
Prac 4 solutions
Tutorial 3 questions
Tutorial 3 solutions
Sample Quiz 1
Sample Quiz 1 solutions
Week 5
28/8-1/9
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Tutorial 4 questions
Tutorial 4 solutions
Quiz 1 - In class, 31 August
Week 6
4/9-8/9
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 5 questions
Prac 5 solutions
Tutorial 5 questions
Tutorial 5 solutions
Week 7
11/9-15/9
Monday
Tuesday
JCF proof
Prac 6 questions
Prac 6 solutions
Tutorial 6 questions
Tutorial 6 solutions
Assignment 2
Week 8
18/9-22/9
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 7 questions
Prac 7 solutions
Tutorial 7 questions
Tutorial 7 solutions
Mid-semester break
Week 9
2/10-6/10
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Assignment 2 - Due 11:59pm, 5 October
Assignment 2 solutions
Week 10
9/10-13/10
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 8 questions
Prac 8 solutions
Tutorial 8 questions
Tutorial 8 solutions
Sample Quiz 2
Sample Quiz 2 solutions
Week 11
16/10-20/10
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Tutorial 9 questions
Tutorial 9 solutions
Quiz 2 - In class, 19 October
Week 12
23/10-27/10
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Prac 9 questions
Prac 9 solutions
Tutorial 10 questions
Tutorial 10 solutions
Week 13
30/10-3/11
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Tutorial 11 questions
Tutorial 11 solutions
2010 Exam
2010 Exam Solutions
2011 Exam
2011 Exam Solutions
2013 Exam
2013 Exam Solutions
2016 Exam
2016 Exam Solutions
2017 Exam Information
Check your marks

MATH2968 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1, Quiz 1, Assignment 2 and Quiz 2 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

Please note that any corrections to Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 15.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, Sep 15.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, Nov 03.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Friday, Nov 03.

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