MATH1002 Linear Algebra

General Information

MATH1002 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Normal Mathematics stream.

You may also view the description of MATH1002 in the University's course search database.

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 2--13, 12--1 pm on Mondays, in Carslaw 527.

Dr Crossman: Weeks 8--13, 9--10 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 527.

Mr Crisp: Weeks 2--13, 9--10 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 707A.

Dr Fish: Weeks 2--7, from 2--3 pm on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 712.

Dr Viera : Weeks 2--13, 1--2 pm on Thursdays, in Carslaw 527.

Dr Kim : Weeks 8--13, to be advised.

You could also find Duty Tutors for help, Weeks 2--13.

Class Representatives

These students have nominated themselves to represent your cohort in a future meeting with the First Year Director. Please contact them via email if you have any feedback you wish to provide to the School regarding your experience of MATH1002.

8am stream (Crisp): Jessica Wu (jewu4268), Minglan Sally Sheng (mshe9692), Edwin Ho (edho4206)

11am stream (Crossman): Hillary Pan (hpan2586), Oliver Creighton (ocre7816) , Nav Not (nnat9522)

Textbook

A First Course in Linear Algebra, by David Easdown. Available from the Co-op 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

Quiz 1

Quiz 1 will be held in your designated tutorial in the week beginning 13 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.

Lecture notes

Lecture notes for the 8am stream will be uploaded before lectures begin.

Lecture Notes by Alexander Fish (11am stream) are 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

Timetable

Last revised 17/03/15

MATH1002MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8am Lecture
157
F.Viera
RG.Crossman
Lecture
157
F.Viera
RG.Crossman
 
 
 
  Lecture
E AvAud
AR.Crisp
Lecture
E AvAud
AR.Crisp
 
 
 
9am  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
P.Eades
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
M.Suwama
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
ZL.Haidar
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
E.Johnstone
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
J.Ciappara
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
G.Garden
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
A.Swan
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
B.Yeung
   
 
Tutorial
E Av116
(Wks 2-13)
D.Lee
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
M.Suwama
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
D.Lee
   
 
 
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Gregory
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
AR.Crisp
   
 
 
Tutorial
E Av311
(Wks 2-13)
DM.Funai
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
D.Gruenewald
10am  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
MS.Nolan
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
A.Fish
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
B.Yeung
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
A.Swan
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
J.Ciappara
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
G.Phillips
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
A.Swan
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
D.Gruenewald
   
 
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
 
 
11am Lecture
E AvAud
RG.Crossman
Lecture
ArchLT1
F.Viera
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
H.Guo
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
A.Fish
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
N.Sutherland
  Lecture
MQS204
F.Viera
Lecture
E AvAud
RG.Crossman
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
PS.Kim
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
N.Sutherland
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
J.Field
JP.Gregory
  Lecture
Wallace
A.Fish
PS.Kim
Lecture
Wallace
A.Fish
PS.Kim
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
B.Szczesny
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
M.Suwama
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
DM.Funai
   
 
Tutorial
E Av116
(Wks 2-13)
C.Shaw
 
 
noon  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
P.Eades
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
D.Tate
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
MS.Nolan
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
PS.Kim
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
C.Shaw
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
ZL.Haidar
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
ACS.Ng
 
1pm  
 
 
 
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
Z.Woodard
   
 
 
 
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
MS.Nolan
2pm  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
H.Guo
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
D.Bird
 
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
G.Garden
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
E.Johnstone
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
C.Mcgregor
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
P.Roffelsen
 
3pm  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
D.Tate
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
ACS.Ng
 
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
B.Szczesny
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
D.Nguyen
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
C.Mcgregor
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
P.Roffelsen
 
4pm  
 
 
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
D.Nguyen
 
   
 
 
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
D.Bird
 
   
 
 
Tutorial
E Av311
(Wks 2-13)
J.Field
 
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