Undergraduate Study

MATH1011 Applications of Calculus

General Information

MATH1011 is a Junior (or first-year) unit forming part of the Fundamental Mathematics stream.

  • Credit point value: 3CP.
  • Classes per week: Two lectures and one tutorial.
  • Lecturer(s) in 2017: Jo Bellanca, George Papadopoulos .
  • Email contact address:
    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.

Students have the right to appeal any academic decision made by the School or Faculty. For further information, see the Science Faculty web site.

Important: Please note that all students considering enrolling in MATH1011 should try the Both quizzes are multiple choice and questions may be attempted as many times as you like.

Students enrolled in MATH1011 should find both of these tests straightforward and be able to obtain correct answers to most of the questions on the first attempt, without help and without using a calculator.

Students who find either of these quizzes difficult should contact the First Year Director (office Carslaw 534) immediately for advice.

You may also view the description of MATH1011 in the University's course search database.

Information sheet for MATH1011

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.

Class representatives

Jinx Moore, Dhruvi Patel, Grace Song, Ferran Thornycroft and Amy White have volunteered to be your class representatives. They will meet shortly with the Head of School. We would like to know what you like about the unit and where things can be improved. If you have any issues you would like discussed, please email your representatives and let them know your views.

Consultation times

Lecturers are available for consultations as follows:

  • Jo Bellanca
    • Weeks 2-13: Fridays 10-11am | Carslaw 524
    • Pre-exam consultations: TBA
  • George Papadopoulos
    • Weeks 3-13: Mondays 1-2pm | Carslaw 535
    • Revision sessions: TBA

Online Resources

As the unit progresses, important materials (such as lecture slides, tutorial solutions etc.) will be uploaded to the resources portal within the MATH1011 Ed forum and made available for you to download. You can find the MATH1011 Ed forums at:

Note: you will need to be invited, enrolled and registered to the MATH1011 Ed forum, whereby you can login with your Unikey email address to access the materials and discussions. Invitations should be sent to you automatically after your University enrolment in this unit of study. However, if you cannot access the MATH1011 Ed forum and are enrolled in the unit, then please email the lecturers so that you can be added to the Ed forum class list manually.
Check your marks

MATH1011 students: please check that your marks for Assignment 1, Quiz 1, Assignment 2 and Quiz 2 have been recorded correctly by pressing the "Check marks" button.

Please note that any corrections to Quiz 1 marks must be made by Friday, 9th June 2017.
Please note that any corrections to Quiz 2 marks must be made by Friday, 16th June 2017.
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 1 marks must be made by Friday, 9th June 2017,
Please note that any corrections to Assignment 2 marks must be made by Friday, 9th June 2017.

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

  • Self-test web quizzes:
    Test your understanding of the topics by trying the quizzes for MATH1011 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.
  • The Faculty Handbook entry:
    The description of MATH1011 in the central units of study database.