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

Dr Crossman: Weeks 2--4, 9--10 am on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 527.

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

Dr Zhang: Weeks 1--7, from 1--2 pm on Wednesdays, in Carslaw 620.

Prof Molev: Weeks 8--13, 12--1 pm on Tuesdays, in Carslaw 707.

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

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 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 pre-exam 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.

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Timetable

Last revised 04/04/14

MATH1002MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8am Lecture
157
RG.Crossman
Lecture
157
RG.Crossman
 
 
 
  Lecture
E AvAud
AR.Crisp
Lecture
E AvAud
AR.Crisp
 
 
 
9am  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
A.Casella
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
K.Muraleedaran
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
P.Bos
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
M.Suwama
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
MA.Hendriksen
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
S.Wong
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
D.Loo
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Meyer
   
 
Tutorial
E Av116
(Wks 2-13)
H.Jones
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
P.Bos
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
GA.White
   
 
 
Tutorial
E Av311
(Wks 2-13)
SBG.Gardiner
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
AK.Cooper
10am  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
A.Casella
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
MA.Hendriksen
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Meyer
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
M.Suwama
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
D.Loo
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Gregory
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
S.Wong
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
P.Bos
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
AK.Cooper
   
 
Tutorial
451
(Wks 2-13)
H.Jones
 
 
11am Lecture
E AvAud
RG.Crossman
Lecture
E AvAud
RG.Crossman
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
Z.Zhang
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
S.Tarca
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
  Lecture
Wallace
Z.Zhang
AI.Molev
Lecture
Wallace
Z.Zhang
AI.Molev
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
VM.Nguyen
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
L.Farnell
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Gregory
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
A.Gontar
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
GA.White
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
JP.Meyer
   
 
Tutorial
E Av116
(Wks 2-13)
Y.Nakakoji
 
 
noon  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
Z.Zhang
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
S.Tarca
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
AK.Cooper
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
VM.Nguyen
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
L.Neves
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
A.Gontar
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
A.Swan
 
1pm  
 
 
 
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
MA.Hendriksen
2pm  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
Y.Nakakoji
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
TMT.Vo
 
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
GA.White
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
L.Neves
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
AR.Crisp
Tutorial
454
(Wks 2-13)
A.Swan
 
3pm  
 
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
Y.Nakakoji
Tutorial
359
(Wks 2-13)
A.Stanojevic
 
   
 
Tutorial
360
(Wks 2-13)
K.Muraleedaran
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
TMT.Vo
 
   
 
Tutorial
361
(Wks 2-13)
C.Thornett
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
K.Muraleedaran
 
4pm  
 
 
Tutorial
452
(Wks 2-13)
A.Stanojevic
 
   
 
 
Tutorial
453
(Wks 2-13)
K.Muraleedaran
 
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