MATH1002 Linear Algebra
MATH1002 is a Junior (or first-year) 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, .
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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
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:
A First Course in Linear Algebra, by David Easdown. Available from the Co-op Bookshop.
It is also available online etext .
Lecture Notes by Alexander Fish are here .
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
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- Self-test web quizzes:
Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1002 regularly as the semester progresses.
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.