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 2015: Andrew Crisp, Bob Crossman, Alexander Fish, Peter Kim, Fernando Viera, .
 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 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 213, 121 pm on Mondays, in Carslaw 527.
Dr Crossman: Weeks 813, 910 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 527.
Mr Crisp: Weeks 213, 910 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 707A.
Dr Fish: Weeks 27, from 23 pm on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 712.
Dr Viera : Weeks 213, 12 pm on Thursdays, in Carslaw 527.
Dr Kim : Weeks 813, to be advised.
You could also find Duty Tutors for help, Weeks 213.
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 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
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.
 Week 1 Monday
 Week 1 Tuesday
 Week 2 Monday
 Week 2 Tuesday
 Week 3 Monday
 Week 3 Tuesday
 Week 4 Monday
 Week 4 Tuesday
 Week 5 Monday
 Week 5 Tuesday
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
 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 description of MATH1002 in the central units of study database.
Timetable
Last revised 17/03/15
MATH1002  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

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 213) P.Eades 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) M.Suwama 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) ZL.Haidar 
Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) E.Johnstone 
Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) J.Ciappara 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) G.Garden 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) A.Swan 
Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) B.Yeung 



Tutorial E Av116 (Wks 213) D.Lee 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) M.Suwama 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) D.Lee 




Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) JP.Gregory 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) AR.Crisp 




Tutorial E Av311 (Wks 213) DM.Funai 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) D.Gruenewald 

10am 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) MS.Nolan 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) A.Fish 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) B.Yeung 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) A.Swan 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) J.Ciappara 



Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) G.Phillips 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) A.Swan 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) D.Gruenewald 



Tutorial 451 (Wks 213) L.Farnell 



11am 
Lecture E AvAud RG.Crossman 
Lecture ArchLT1 F.Viera 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) H.Guo 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) A.Fish 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) N.Sutherland 
Lecture MQS204 F.Viera 
Lecture E AvAud RG.Crossman 
Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) PS.Kim 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) N.Sutherland 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) J.Field JP.Gregory 

Lecture Wallace A.Fish PS.Kim 
Lecture Wallace A.Fish PS.Kim 
Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) B.Szczesny 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) M.Suwama 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) DM.Funai 



Tutorial E Av116 (Wks 213) C.Shaw 



noon 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) P.Eades 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) D.Tate 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) MS.Nolan 


Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) PS.Kim 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) C.Shaw 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) ZL.Haidar 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) ACS.Ng 


1pm 




Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) Z.Woodard 




Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) MS.Nolan 

2pm 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) H.Guo 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) D.Bird 



Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) G.Garden 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) E.Johnstone 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) C.Mcgregor 
Tutorial 454 (Wks 213) P.Roffelsen 


3pm 


Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) D.Tate 
Tutorial 359 (Wks 213) ACS.Ng 



Tutorial 360 (Wks 213) B.Szczesny 
Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) D.Nguyen 




Tutorial 361 (Wks 213) C.Mcgregor 
Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) P.Roffelsen 


4pm 



Tutorial 452 (Wks 213) D.Nguyen 




Tutorial 453 (Wks 213) D.Bird 





Tutorial E Av311 (Wks 213) J.Field 
