MATH1002 Linear Algebra
General Information
MATH1002 is a Junior (or firstyear) unit forming part of the normal Mathematics stream.
 Credit point value: 3CP.
 Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
 Lecturer(s) in 2014: Bob Crossman, Andrew Crisp, Zhou Zhang and Alexander Molev.
 Email contact address:
MATH1002@maths.usyd.edu.au.
Students: please check if your question can be answered by referring to the FAQ page before emailing us. If you decide to email us please include your name and SID.
You may also view the Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1002
Information sheet for MATH1002
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.
Textbook
The textbook is "A First Course in Linear Algebra" by David Easdown. Any of the three editions can be used (there are only a few changes between editions). A list of errata for the first edition can be found here:
Online Resources
Consultations
The following consultations are provided to all students, no appointment required.
Dr Crossman: Weeks 213, 121 pm on Mondays, in Carslaw 527.
Dr Crossman: Weeks 24, 910 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 527.
Mr Crisp: Weeks 213, 910 am on Mondays, in Carslaw 707A.
Dr Zhang: Weeks 17, from 12 pm on Wednesdays, in Carslaw 620.
Prof Molev: Weeks 813, 121 pm on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 707.
You could also find Duty Tutors for help, Weeks 213.
Textbook
A First Course in Linear Algebra, by David Easdown. Available from the Coop Bookshop.
It is also available online etext .
Tutorials
IMPORTANT: Students are expected to download and print exercise sheets themselves and bring them to tutorials.
 Tutorial questions are available below (click on the link for any given week).
 Solutions will be made available later in the given week.
 There are no exercises for Week 6, when Quiz 1 will take place.
 Quiz 2 will take place in Week 11. Exercises have been allocated for Week 11, but are to be completed in your own time.
 Exercise sheets:
Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13  Solutions:
Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Quiz 1
Quiz 1 will be held in your designated tutorial in the week beginning 7 April (Week 6). It will cover all material from the first 4 tutorial Sheets (labelled Week 2, Week 3, Week 4 and Week 5). This material is covered in Chapters 1 to 4 of the text. The sample quiz is now available  please attempt all questions and read the front page carefully.
Quiz 2
Quiz 2 will be held in your designated tutorial in the week beginning 19 May (Week 11). Practice questions will be posted here.Assignment
The assignment will be due by 4 pm on Tuesday 29 April. Assignment questions will be posted here.
Here is the assignment question sheet.
Examination
Information about the examination and preexam consultations will be posted here.
The teaching material appearing on this web site is intended for the use of enrolled students of the University of Sydney, and (unless otherwise specified) the University of Sydney holds copyright. Any other person or institution wishing to use any of this material must contact the university to make appropriate arrangements.
Useful Links
 Selftest web quizzes:
Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1002 regularly as the semester progresses.  Handbook:
Every student should have a copy of the Junior Mathematics and Statistics Handbook.  Examination Timetable:
For general information on examinations, including the end of semester examination timetable, see the University's Examination Information web site.  Past Exam Papers:
Fisher Library's previous years' exam papers page.  The Faculty Handbook entry:
The Faculty Handbook entry for MATH1002 from the central units of study database.
Timetable
Last revised 04/04/14
MATH1002  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

8am 
Lecture 157 RG.Crossman 
Lecture 157 RG.Crossman 



Lecture E AvAud AR.Crisp 
Lecture E AvAud AR.Crisp 




9am 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) A.Casella 
Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) K.Muraleedaran 
Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) P.Bos 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) M.Suwama 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 
Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) S.Wong 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) D.Loo 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) JP.Meyer 



Tutorial E Av116 (Wks 213) H.Jones 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) P.Bos 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) GA.White 




Tutorial E Av311 (Wks 213) SBG.Gardiner 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) AK.Cooper 

10am 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) A.Casella 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) JP.Meyer 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) M.Suwama 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) D.Loo 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) JP.Gregory 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) S.Wong 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) P.Bos 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) AK.Cooper 



Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) H.Jones 



11am 
Lecture E AvAud RG.Crossman 
Lecture E AvAud RG.Crossman 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) Z.Zhang 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) S.Tarca 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 
Lecture Wallace Z.Zhang AI.Molev 
Lecture Wallace Z.Zhang AI.Molev 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) VM.Nguyen 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) JP.Gregory 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) A.Gontar 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) GA.White 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) JP.Meyer 



Tutorial E Av116 (Wks 213) Y.Nakakoji 



noon 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) Z.Zhang 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) S.Tarca 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) AK.Cooper 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) VM.Nguyen 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) L.Neves 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) A.Gontar 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) A.Swan 


1pm 




Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) MA.Hendriksen 
2pm 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) Y.Nakakoji 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) TMT.Vo 



Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) GA.White 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) L.Neves 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) AR.Crisp 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) A.Swan 


3pm 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) Y.Nakakoji 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) A.Stanojevic 



Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) K.Muraleedaran 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) TMT.Vo 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) C.Thornett 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) K.Muraleedaran 


4pm 



Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) A.Stanojevic 




Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) K.Muraleedaran 
