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.


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


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

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.

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