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.
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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 weekbyweek outline of the lectures.
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 questionandanswer forum for MATH2968 is the best place for all your nonpersonal 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 31/74/8 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 1 questions Prac 1 solutions 
Assignment 1  
Week 2 7/811/8 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 2 questions Prac 2 solutions 
Tutorial 1 questions Tutorial 1 solutions 

Week 3 14/818/8 
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 21/825/8 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 4 questions Prac 4 solutions 
Tutorial 3 questions Tutorial 3 solutions 
Sample Quiz 1 Sample Quiz 1 solutions 
Week 5 28/81/9 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Tutorial 4 questions Tutorial 4 solutions 
Quiz 1  In class, 31 August  
Week 6 4/98/9 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 5 questions Prac 5 solutions 
Tutorial 5 questions Tutorial 5 solutions 

Week 7 11/915/9 
Monday Tuesday JCF proof 
Prac 6 questions Prac 6 solutions 
Tutorial 6 questions Tutorial 6 solutions 
Assignment 2 
Week 8 18/922/9 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 7 questions Prac 7 solutions 
Tutorial 7 questions Tutorial 7 solutions 

Midsemester break  
Week 9 2/106/10 
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 
Tutorial 8 questions  Assignment 2  Due 11:59pm, 5 October Assignment 2 solutions 

Week 10 9/1013/10 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 8 questions Prac 8 solutions 
Tutorial 8 solutions  Sample Quiz 2 Sample Quiz 2 solutions 
Week 11 16/1020/10 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Tutorial 9 questions Tutorial 9 solutions 
Quiz 2  In class, 19 October  
Week 12 23/1027/10 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 
Prac 9 questions Prac 9 solutions 
Tutorial 10 questions Tutorial 10 solutions 

Week 13 30/103/11 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 
Tutorial 11 questions Tutorial 11 solutions 
2011 exam 2013 exam 
MATH2968 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1 and Quiz 1 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.
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